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Mar 10, 2022
The stigma of incarceration often complicates admissions, membership in academic organizations and professional licensure, restricting individuals for years after their release from prison.

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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.

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"Recruiting International Students in a New Era" is a new print-on-demand editorial compilation from Inside Higher Ed. The free collection of news articles and essays is available for download here.

On Wednesday, March 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed's editors will lead a webcast about the themes of this booklet. Please click here to register or find out more.

This compilation is made possible in part by the support of ETS TOEFL.

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April 18, 2022

Kerri Shook shares lessons from her research into student perceptions of institutional efforts to recruit racially and ethnically diverse students.

March 10, 2022

The stigma of incarceration often complicates admissions, membership in academic organizations and professional licensure, restricting individuals for years after their release from prison.

March 4, 2022

California’s Supreme Court will not consider an appeal from UC Berkeley, meaning an enrollment cap ordered by a lower court remains in place. The university continues to look for ways around it.

February 23, 2022

A new report from the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education found that multiple high-ranking liberal arts colleges saw increases in first-year Black student enrollment. However, some experts say challenges still remain.

February 18, 2022

Paul Quinn College surprised more than 400 high school seniors who were visiting the campus with offers of admission for them and their family members.

February 16, 2022

A community group opposes UC Berkeley’s plans for expansion, citing the impact on local neighborhoods. Now, amid an ongoing legal battle, Berkeley may have to cut enrollment by 3,050 incoming students.

December 15, 2021

More eligible Californians are applying to University of California and California State University campuses, but a new report says underrepresented students still struggle to gain access to the institutions.

September 15, 2021

New preliminary data on fall 2020 from the U.S. Department of Education confirm declines in enrollment and retention.

August 31, 2021

New report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center finds equity gaps in transfer rates during the pandemic.

March 25, 2021

Unprecedented declines in college enrollment among new high school graduates appeared last fall. Drops were especially steep for graduates of low-income high schools.

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