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Dec 14, 2018
Some fear that institutions are too focused on tuition revenue.
Dec 12, 2018
An international conference on elearning raises familiar issues and asks familiar questions.

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

The World View
November 26, 2018 - 1:31pm

New cadres are needed to run the economy and society, both of which are in acute need of modernization, but without new kinds of schools and universities this task will prove impossible. 

The World View
November 19, 2018 - 11:00am

University autonomy and academic freedom are essential if universities are to fulfill their social mission which is why public authorities must guarantee and promote respect for these prerogatives.

The World View
November 13, 2018 - 12:24pm

The need to attract international students and talent is particularly pressing in Japan where the birthrate is among the lowest in the world, leading to a shrinking youth population and demographic decline. 

Archive

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.
July 7, 2009

At the 2009 World Conference on Higher Education, the second such gathering convened by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (the first was in 1998), panelists on Monday discussed the implications of global trends in higher education before ceding the floor for a four-hour roundtable discussion on higher education in Africa, specifically.

April 7, 2009
The growth is concentrated among graduate schools that already have the largest numbers of foreign students.
February 27, 2009

Three years after establishing branch campus in United Arab Emirates, George Mason is closing its operations there -- highlighting the difficulties of such ventures.

February 26, 2009
Under new curriculum, Susquehanna U. says students must go away. But it's the course they take when they come back that's required.
February 23, 2009
Despite challenges, many colleges still expect increases in participation. Others, worried about transferring aid out of the institution, set limits.
February 16, 2009
Outposts of liberal learning are popping up worldwide, often based on adaptations of an American model.
February 9, 2009
Monies for overseas education can be meager. At some colleges, student fees of $5 to $14 are providing a significant pool of aid.

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