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Apr 28, 2017
Net tuition revenue per full-time equivalent student decreased after unrestricted tuition discount rates hit 28.7 percent.

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 15, 2008
University asks admitted applicants to retake the SAT, with lucrative scholarships for those with big gains. The institution's test average goes up, but will U.S. News have the last laugh?
October 13, 2008
New research tries to shift discussion beyond enrollment rates to the actual experience of male and female students in college.
October 9, 2008
Dueling studies arrive -- one seeing colleges moving away from consideration of race and one drawing attention to the use of race.
October 9, 2008
Faculty salary increases fall behind inflation -- plus lists of the universities, liberal arts colleges and community colleges that pay the most.
October 8, 2008
Rutgers, following lead of U. of California, will have applicants submit their own grades and the university will check them only after decision to enroll. Is this the wave of the future?
October 2, 2008
Pearson creates test of English for foreign students in which institutions will receive not only score reports, but recordings of test takers.
September 30, 2008
U. of Michigan will admit a small number of law students without the normal standardized test. Some see a significant shift. Some see an effort to game the rankings. Michigan sees neither.
September 29, 2008

For decades, critics of standardized testing -- and especially of the SAT -- have said that these examinations fail to capture important qualities, resulting in admissions systems that favor certain groups over others, while failing to represent test takers' full identities. And generally, these critics have said, the qualities that the SAT is best at identifying are those that wealthy white students are more likely than others to possess.

September 29, 2008
High school counselors remain divided on what they should tell colleges about the disciplinary records of applicants. Should admissions officers know if potential students were suspended?
September 29, 2008
At admissions officers' meeting, study suggesting more skepticism of standardized tests is widely praised. Authors debate next steps while more colleges show interest in going test-optional.

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