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Jan 12, 2016
Community college in Washington State increasingly relies on international student revenue, but some faculty worry it is moving away from its mission of serving local residents.

Surveys

Sept. 18, 2014: Inside Higher Ed's 2014 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers explored the perspectives and opinions of campus admissions and enrollment leaders on a range of pressing issues. Download a copy of the survey report here.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar 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 from ELS Educational Services, Jenzabar, Liaison International, and Perceptive Software.

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

November 2, 2009
U.S. Civil Rights Commission starts inquiry into admissions edge that some colleges may give male applicants -- and questions of whether Title IX enforcement affects decisions on attracting students.
October 27, 2009
Perception that it's harder to get into college is true only at small minority of institutions, study finds -- over past decades, about half of colleges became much easier to get into.
October 22, 2009
GMAT, the dominant test in MBA admissions, is being used in hiring decisions. This violates standards set by the business school group that sponsors the test, but it takes no action.
October 20, 2009
Survey finds modest declines in number of colleges that place great weight on formulaic measures of academic achievement and potential.
October 16, 2009
Can more non-resident students (who pay higher tuition) balance budgets of flagship universities? A growing number of institutions think so. Some experts doubt the plans will work; others fear a shift in values.
October 9, 2009
Colleges are eager to leverage Facebook and Twitter to boost recruiting and fund raising, but many still don't have a coherent strategy for how to do it.
October 8, 2009

New version of British rankings of universities worldwide suggests that American dominance is eroding, but is the methodology meaningful? Is Berkeley really No. 39?

October 2, 2009
Scholar links the continuing economic divides in enrollments to the "adaptation" skills of the upper classes and the availability of spaces.
September 29, 2009
With the growth of virtual high schools, new issue surfaces for admissions officers.
September 28, 2009
Admissions group continues to draw attention to concerns about standardized testing, and the success of colleges that have moved away from relying on it.

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