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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

June 10, 2008
Gathering of state and university leaders crafts vision calling for funding general education over research, discouraging ‘mission creep,’ and strengthening state coordination.
June 3, 2008
SUNY Plattsburgh, looking to broaden its applicant pool and generate buzz, turns to social networking for a bottom-up, "authentic" approach.
May 30, 2008
Could programs that have been seen as ways to help most talented students also be a way to help those who might otherwise skip college?
May 29, 2008
Study finds that Florida’s Bright Futures program impedes enrollments in scientific fields. In another study, Penn State, dissatisfied with 84 percent graduation rate, examines why low-income students finish (or don’t).
May 27, 2008
Wake Forest ends requirement, becoming the first nationally ranked private university to do so. Worcester Polytechnic, first science institute to drop requirement, sees gain in first year.
May 27, 2008
Admissions offices in pilot program can identify applicants in low-income zip codes -- a type of analysis that had been shunned for fear of use to seek wealthy students. Some competitors already sell the information.
May 22, 2008
After several years of research and testing, ETS will add a major component to the primary test for those enrolling in graduate school, potentially changing how professors evaluate students.
May 21, 2008
Women's group issues report arguing that class and race are more powerful than gender in trends facing boys, but others question the analysis.
May 13, 2008
Debate over enrolling undocumented students in North Carolina raises issues of who at federal, state and institutional levels sets admissions policies.
May 8, 2008
North Carolina attorney general's office says that without a state law saying that undocumented students can attend community college, it's safer not to let them in at all.

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