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Admissions
May 12, 2017
Twenty-one scholars publish call to reject popular measures and ordinal rankings -- and to replace them with more meaningful tools for comparisons.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

Booklets

May 25, 2017 -- The new booklet, "Coping With Uncertainty: American Colleges and International Students," is the latest print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

We invite you to download the booklet, free, here.

And Inside Higher Ed's editors will be presenting a free webinar to discuss the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register or find out more.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by the financial support of Kaplan International.

Archive

March 4, 2015

The decision to close Sweet Briar does not negate the continued need for women's colleges, or their ability to thrive, writes Nancy Gray.

March 4, 2015

Study reveals minimum SAT requirements that push students toward the two-year sector may hinder their success at earning four-year degrees.

February 20, 2015

British universities are paying more in commissions to recruit international students.

February 16, 2015

New policy at UMass barring Iranians from some science and engineering programs raises concerns and questions about universities responsibilities' under U.S. sanctions.

February 13, 2015

An investigation of the University of Texas at Austin finds the president likely swayed admissions decisions to aid well-connected applicants. Everybody does it, President Bill Powers said.

February 3, 2015

Lani Guinier discusses her new critique of college admissions.

February 2, 2015

Audit finds U. of Missouri at Kansas City gave false information to Princeton Review to inflate rankings of business school -- and reveals e-mails in which officials say they faced donor pressure on ratings.

January 30, 2015

The Education Department's ratings framework embraces the concept of adjusting outcomes for student demographics -- an approach that would be unusual for the federal government but that isn't without its critics.

January 28, 2015

Purdue's politician turned president wants a nationally normed measure of what students learn -- and he's tired of waiting. Professors want meaningful assessment but aren't sold on standardized exams.

January 13, 2015

In first year Goucher applicants may by judged on a short video and Bennington applicants by an application portfolio they design, both colleges report early signs of success.

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