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Mar 20, 2017
A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.

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 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Sign up here.

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

March 10, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "The Evolving Quest for Student Success," is now available. You may download the booklet, free, here.

Please sign up here to join Inside Higher Ed's editors for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 18, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This compilation was made possible by the financial support of Jenzabar.

Archive

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.
November 3, 2009
New federal investigation theoretically is based on respect for the law barring gender bias, but advocates for women's sports see an attack on protections for female athletes.
November 3, 2009
New research on admissions at elite colleges shows the role of affirmative action, the extent and limits of cross-racial interaction among students, and significant gaps in academic performance.
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.

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