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Admissions
Apr 27, 2018
New study finds that ending SAT and ACT requirements results in more applications and more diversity -- without any decline in graduation rates.

Surveys

Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues.

Download a full survey report here.

The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals.

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast 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 support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

New Strategies to Navigate International Enrollments” is Inside Higher Ed's new on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

On Thursday, May 10, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the compilation. You may view the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of the TOEFL® program at ETS.

 

Archive

December 7, 2009
Key test for graduate admissions will lose antonyms and analogies, replace some geometry with data analysis, alter scoring, and let test takers move among questions. ETS calls shifts significant; critics see cosmetic changes.
December 4, 2009
24 public college systems develop new way of counting enrollments and completion rates -- which show they have long way to go to close achievement gaps for minority and needy students.
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.

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