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

October 5, 2015

Admissions leaders are divided about effort by leading colleges to offer new application and create platform for high school students to prepare for higher education and document their work.

October 2, 2015

At admissions meeting, high school counselors say a common practice is out of control and deans who abandoned the practice are cheered.

October 1, 2015

A radical new approach to admissions will give students an alternative way to represent themselves beyond essays and SAT scores, Ann McDermott argues.

September 29, 2015

As 80 colleges unite to create new application and portfolio platform for high school students, a look at who is in and who is not (for now), how colleges plan to use the service, and how Common Application is responding.

September 24, 2015

In decision that relies on U.S. Supreme Court rulings upholding affirmative action, federal civil rights office finds Princeton did not discriminate.

September 23, 2015

Colleges with air traffic control programs lose students as result of changes in hiring preferences. Is federal agency ignoring need for higher education for those in a role that is essential to safety?

September 21, 2015

Hampshire is the only college that not only doesn't require the SAT, but won't look at applicants' scores. The college is no longer ranked by U.S. News -- and it may have just had its best admissions year ever.

September 14, 2015

The Obama administration wants students and families to judge colleges only by cost during and pay after, writes Christopher Nelson. Why ignore so many other factors, such as … quality of education?

August 27, 2015

If history is a guide, two-year institutions will see their student numbers drop this fall as the labor market improves, writes Nate Johnson. We must work to improve the choices for low-income students.

August 26, 2015

Racial gaps persist, as does link between rigor of courses and test scores.

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