Admissions

Admissions
Sep 28, 2017
Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

Surveys

Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues.

Download a full survey report here.

The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals.

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

Inside Higher Ed presents a new print-on-demand compilation, “Admissions, Retention, Success: Tools Colleges Need.”

Download a copy of the booklet or sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors.

This is the latest in a series of booklets on important, timely topics in higher education.

This compilation was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar.

Archive

March 30, 2016

State auditor says system campuses cut admissions standards in ways that shifted slots to out-of-staters. University fires back with analysis that says budget cuts forced its hand.

March 30, 2016

New book-length study details realties of being a conservative professor in the overwhelmingly progressive humanities and social sciences. While many see bias and periodic slights, many are also succeeding.

March 21, 2016

Higher education institutions must abandon a paradigm that allows them to deflect accountability and embrace the burden of being student ready, argues Byron P. White.

March 16, 2016

American Physical Society effort seeks to illuminate and improve the climate for lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual physicists.

March 7, 2016

The redesigned test arrives, amid relative calm among test takers. But not all students seem fully aware of the much publicized changes.

March 3, 2016

Overspending or chronically underfunded? Students and faculty at San Francisco State's College of Ethnic Studies say it already struggles to pay basic bills, but the university wants it to rein in spending.

February 15, 2016

Justice's death may not change outcome on affirmative action, which he opposed. His record includes key votes and dissents on issues of black colleges, hate speech, single-sex public higher education and church-state line.

February 11, 2016

Can admissions officers truly compare levels of gratitude and responsibility among applicants in any equitable way, asks Elaine Tuttle Hansen.

February 8, 2016

Goucher says students admitted on the basis of a short film did better academically than those who applied in traditional ways. But is sample large enough to be meaningful?

February 3, 2016

Experts see move as one sign of increased interest by highly competitive colleges in transfers.

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