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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

August 26, 2009
By wealth and ethnicity, those groups that were doing well gain even more.
August 25, 2009
It's harder to get into top colleges. But do long odds encourage students to learn more or game the system? Study finds minimal evidence of the former, and much of the latter.
August 20, 2009

Even before the midnight embargo lifted last night, colleges started sending out announcements about how they fared in this year's annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report. The boasting -- at least sometimes by colleges that criticize the rankings -- is a tradition each August.

We'll let you go to the magazine itself to find out who is No. 1, but can assure you that there are no shockers. What may be more newsworthy is the annual fight over participation in the survey portion -- seen by many as the least valid part of the rankings.

August 19, 2009
The assessment survey used in U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings is subject to apathy and glaring disparities, an Inside Higher Ed review reveals.
August 19, 2009
Overall scores are stagnant and some racial gaps grow, but testing outfit sees progress because of rapid expansion of the test-taking pool and shifts in preparedness.
August 18, 2009
Federal judge upholds University of Texas' consideration of race and ethnicity in admissions.
August 17, 2009
Study of "peer assessment" of U.S. News's graduate and professional rankings suggests benefits for institutions being large and relying on standardized testing.
August 7, 2009
State inquiry into "clout" admissions places the blame on both trustees and top administrators.
July 31, 2009
New study finds that, 10 years after offering non-need-based assistance, private colleges are likely to enroll fewer Pell Grant recipients and fewer black students.
June 17, 2009

U.S. News & World Report is on the verge of officially announcing a major expansion of its rankings Web site. The announcement will focus on the new "University Directory" that has been in beta. The directory has a broader focus than the rankings -- with extensive listings in distance education and adult continuing education, not just the four-year residential colleges that are the focus of the rankings.

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