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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

December 15, 2009
Higher education company will pay U.S. $67.5 million and $11 million to plaintiffs' lawyers to settle claims that it illegally compensated its student recruiters.
December 7, 2009
Key test for graduate admissions will lose antonyms and analogies, replace some geometry with data analysis, alter scoring, and let test takers move among questions. ETS calls shifts significant; critics see cosmetic changes.
December 4, 2009
24 public college systems develop new way of counting enrollments and completion rates -- which show they have long way to go to close achievement gaps for minority and needy students.
December 1, 2009
While everyone obsesses over the Ivies and Berkeley, Cal State -- the largest university system in the United States -- moves from being non-competitive to competitive on who gets in.
December 1, 2009
In first proposals on new rules on aid programs, Education Department suggests ending "safe harbors" on bonus pay for student recruiters.
November 30, 2009
Down a few dozen, Sweet Briar suspends retirement contributions and (briefly) pay for president and top officials. Is this the cost of keeping discount rate level?
November 30, 2009
Nevada chancellor mulls whether community colleges, strained by recession and budget crises, should limit enrollments to ensure success for more students.
November 24, 2009
Remember how colleges were going to scale back on the popular but controversial admissions strategy? As the economic downturn drags on, many institutions see interest growing and some are encouraging it.
November 18, 2009

While the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions, the future of affirmative action is far from certain. Some states have barred it and critics continue to look for ways to challenge it. In his new book, Affirmative Action for the Future (Cornell University Press), James P. Sterba offers a defense of affirmative action.

November 16, 2009
An outspoken advocate for admissions reform before resigning from MIT for falsifying her résumé, she has returned to higher ed to counsel colleges and families.

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