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Jul 31, 2015
New framework for AP U.S. history has more American exceptionalism and more on the Founding Fathers, responding to critics who said first version was too leftist.

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 14, 2007
Stephen Joel Trachtenberg says there could have been another approach -- more fitting to an educational institution -- to the Marilee Jones case.
June 14, 2007

Conventional wisdom has it that if an alumnus wants to help his kids’ chances of getting into the old alma mater, he should step up his contributions to the college for a few years before a child mails out an application.

June 11, 2007
Why Vassar decided to spend more on student aid -- a decade after concluding it couldn't continue to do so.
June 8, 2007

Latino students are more likely than others to start their college educations at community colleges. A new report from California documents the difficulties many of those students have moving on to four-year institutions and draws attention to the long-term impact low transfer rates could have on Latino degree achievement.

June 4, 2007
Educators consider the impact of the process to "harmonize" European higher education on graduate schools here and abroad.
May 29, 2007
Immersing himself in admissions work and meeting his university's future students gave Professor Russell Olwell deeper appreciation for his non-flagship college's "access" mission, he writes.
May 29, 2007
At last minute, legislators refuse to alter admissions system credited with promoting diversity.
May 25, 2007
A small private college in Kentucky, almost entirely white, starts numerous efforts to recruit black students.
May 25, 2007
Georgia chancellor opposes state bill that would let students with International Baccalaureate diplomas place out of first year at colleges.
May 25, 2007
Advisers staff military hospitals in national effort to inform returning service members of campus opportunities available to them.

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