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Global
Nov 08, 2018
American universities' ties with Saudi Arabia -- always controversial -- are coming under more scrutiny. A look at the multimillion-dollar connections between Saudi Arabia and leading American universities -- and the questions being raised about what the Saudis are getting.

Surveys

Oct. 1, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors examined the views of enrollment officials on topics such as meddling from higher-ups, the pressure to build a class, affirmative action, debt, out-of-state recruiting, viewing applicants' disciplinary records and more.

Like Inside Higher Ed's other surveys, this study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, Oct. 15, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. A copy of the webinar can be viewed here. 

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising from ELS Educational Services, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Liaison International.

Booklets

New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

On Thursday, May 10, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of the TOEFL® program at ETS.

 

Blogs

University of Venus
November 11, 2018 - 2:58pm

UVenus writers share their tips on their writing routines. 

The World View
November 5, 2018 - 4:10pm

We must find ways to ensure that equal respect, recognition and reward is given to excellence in teaching, research and service by institutional leaders, governments, publishers, university ranking and accreditation schemes. 

University of Venus
November 1, 2018 - 8:07pm

My adventures in starting a writing accountability group. 

Archive

April 6, 2010

Applications from outside the United States are up 7 percent in 2010 at American graduate schools, a healthy increase that will please many universities, according to a new survey released by the Council of Graduate Schools.

March 10, 2010
College leaders in the U.S. urged to enhance unity of North American higher ed on same day European academics issue study on how unified their institutions have become.
December 4, 2009
Amid criticism, U.S. universities have quietly paid companies commission to recruit students abroad. Now they're doing it publicly, and trying to standardize practices.
November 16, 2009
2008-9 saw record international enrollment in U.S. and 2007-8 saw record for Americans studying abroad. New data suggest years of big increases may be ending.
November 10, 2009
Figures for first-time students who are from the U.S. are up 6 percent; new international numbers are flat, with significant variation by country.
November 4, 2009
False comparisons and “propaganda” limit value of international comparisons of higher education, study finds.
October 16, 2009

At a time when the liberal arts sector feels ever-increasing pressure to justify its own existence, and when colleges are feeling a greater and greater need to globalize, a bit of assistance on both these fronts has come from an unlikely source: three unassuming Chinese undergraduates, each of them attending an American liberal arts college.

September 28, 2009

BALTIMORE -- Carleton College has 18 new students from China this year, and they are paying about half of their own expenses. A handful of them don't need any financial aid at all. While Chinese graduate students are no shock on university campuses, significant cohorts of undergraduate applications from China are a new phenomenon at most colleges. Just a few years ago, Carleton had only three or four students enrolling from China, and it never enrolled students who could afford to pay their own way.

September 3, 2009
Study finds 43 percent increase in just three years -- with some shifts away from the "North-South" location patterns of home institutions and their outposts.
July 29, 2009
American and British university leaders propose a mechanism for building up the "special relationship" between the two countries by jointly working in other countries, worldwide.

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