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Admissions
Jun 30, 2015
Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.

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

"Diversity in the Student Body" is a print-on-demand booklet focusing on demographic and legal issues and the strategies used by different institutions to diversify their campuses.

A copy of the the free booklet may be downloaded here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Pearson.

Archive

July 9, 2008
Survey of political science departments finds consideration of race and ethnicity, but not socioeconomic background.
July 3, 2008
Many colleges say they’d like to reduce merit aid or early decision, but would pay too high a price. Shifts by Hamilton and Tufts suggest that the sky won’t fall.
July 2, 2008
Sociologist documents the extent to which colleges' brochures give impression that they have more black students than they do.
June 26, 2008
At national gathering, administrators worry about competition and consider strategies: Internet-phone links, ways to position against nonprofits, and hiring recruiters from the military and weight loss programs.
June 23, 2008
The right incentives could be used to truly make it possible for community college students to go on to four-year institutions, writes Kevin Carey.
June 23, 2008
College Board shifts policy to help repeat (generally wealthier) test takers; new study backs board claims on writing test, but questions whether verbal exam adds anything.
June 19, 2008
Report reviews strategies on recruitment, retention among other issues.
June 18, 2008
College Board releases study saying it is, but numbers show little difference from earlier version -- while validity gaps based on gender and race remain.
June 11, 2008
Education Department converts complaint of one rejected applicant to Princeton into a broad "compliance review" of the university's admissions system.
June 10, 2008
New analysis suggests that convention wisdom is wrong -- and that stereotypes are preventing necessary discussion about education needs and trends.

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