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Jan 13, 2017
Large grant to organization of black colleges reignites debate about taking funds from leading foe of government spending, on which the colleges and many students depend.

Surveys

Sept. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

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

On Thursday, Oct. 6, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. View the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Hobsons, Jenzabar, NRCCUA, TimeTrade and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

"Recruiting International Students" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

The compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

Please click here here to register or find out more.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

September 8, 2010

When people talk about the demolition of the doctrine of "separate but equal," the case everyone focuses on is Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark 1954 ruling. Four years earlier, however, the Supreme Court rejected that doctrine in a higher education case -- one that set the legal framework for Brown and helped shape the strategy of Thurgood Marshall in his assault on Jim Crow in education.

September 3, 2010
Some see new “D+” campaign as edgy, while others say it really flunks the branding test.
August 30, 2010
Cornell and Dartmouth match all Ivy aid packages, resulting in some admitted applicants getting more money than others. Has Overlap Group philosophy returned, courtesy in part of athletics?
August 25, 2010
Continued growth in Chinese undergraduate enrollments brings new issues to campuses in the United States.
August 23, 2010

Colleges should stop using agents to recruit and enroll international students, writes Philip G. Altbach.

August 19, 2010
Offers to international students increased 3% from 2009 to 2010, while offers to applicants from the U.S. dropped 1%.
August 17, 2010
Instead of just attacking for-profit colleges, 2 national associations should embrace institutions willing to accept their standards, C. Ronald Kimberling argues.
August 17, 2010
U.S. News adjusts the most controversial part of its rankings -- but does it matter?
August 12, 2010

The Common Application is considering adding voluntary questions about applicants' sexual orientation and gender identity. The application is used by hundreds of colleges and universities -- including many of the most competitive.

August 12, 2010

The strategy may not be new, but few expected it to come out of Cobleskill, N.Y.

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