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Admissions
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, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

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

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.
September 28, 2009
U.S. Senate plan would have states collect students' test scores and other information and link it to wide range of other systems.

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