2021 survey of admissions leaders finds 32% had filled classes by May 1

In a chaotic year, 32 percent had filled classes by May 1, campus closures hurt recruitment efforts, minority students top recruitment targets and admissions officers like test-optional admissions.

College business officers surprisingly upbeat about their finances

Campus business officers say their institutions are healthier now than before the pandemic -- and they don’t foresee the reckoning some observers do when federal recovery money ebbs, annual Inside Higher Ed survey finds.

Survey shows how provosts faced the pandemic

Survey of chief academic officers and their responses to coronavirus, faculty layoffs, the liberal arts, sex harassment, racism and more.

Survey shows college presidents emerging from COVID-19 more confident their institutions can change and thrive

March 22, 2021 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2021 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted by Hanover Research. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

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

On April 21, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. You may view the podcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Presidents was made possible in part with support from Amazon Web Services, EY Parthenon, Jenzabar, the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and Ready Education.

Voters want to increase value of college, as perception dips in pandemic

Likely voters believe a postsecondary degree has lost some of its value since the start of the pandemic.


Survey on student transfer finds both progress and finger pointing

Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

2020 Survey of Admissions Leaders

Record numbers were concerned about filling their classes and expect enrollment to decline. Most who went test optional expect to stay that way.

COVID-19's Forceful Financial Hit: A Survey of Business Officers

July 11, 2020 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2020 Survey of College and University Business Officers was conducted by Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

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

On Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors will analyze the survey’s findings and answer readers’ questions in a free webcast. To register, please click here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of business officers was made possible in part by support from Accenture, Jenzabar, Oracle, Syntellis and TouchNet.

College presidents increasingly worried about perceived value of degrees

Survey finds campus leaders remain most concerned about COVID-19's impact on institutional finances and on students, particularly disadvantaged ones. Confidence about the fall is mixed. And they're divided on whether to expect racial protests this fall.

Presidents' biggest COVID-19 worries? Low-income students and colleges' financial strain

New survey of college leaders' perspectives on the impact of the coronavirus reveals deep concern about impact on neediest students, uncertainty about the future and signs that some recent changes may stick.


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