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Aug 15, 2017
New survey shows a partisan divide over higher ed aspirations for children -- that narrows when Republicans and Democrats are given more information. And study finds skepticism of affirmative action.

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

May 25, 2017 -- The new booklet, "Coping With Uncertainty: American Colleges and International Students," is the latest print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

We invite you to download the booklet, free, here.

And Inside Higher Ed's editors will be presenting a free webinar to discuss the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register or find out more.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by the financial support of Kaplan International.

Archive

November 18, 2008

Jess H. Lord, dean of admissions and financial aid at Haverford College, says that "up until Friday I've been telling anyone who would listen to me to get ready because I assumed ED numbers would drop." He said it was "absolutely my assumption that ED would be hit hard by the economy -- that applying ED would be seen as a luxury and folks would hold off." "ED" is admissions lingo for early decision, in which applicants apply early and pledge, if admitted, to enroll.

November 11, 2008
Berkeley project finds that LSAT doesn't predict success as a lawyer, but other tests -- on which female and minority students score as well as white men -- do.
November 6, 2008
After years in which critics of consideration of race in admissions win big with the voters, why didn't that happen this year in Colorado?
November 5, 2008
Critics of affirmative action hoped for bans in five states this year, and end up with at least one. Colorado outcome unclear.
November 3, 2008
Lower court's ruling would have made it easier for Californians with learning disabilities to seek accommodations on standardized tests.
October 29, 2008
Small institutions that have had low enrollment levels for Jews are pushing to increase them -- and in so doing raise delicate questions.
October 28, 2008
ETS steps up pitch to would-be business students and business schools to consider alternative to the traditional test, while defenders of that exam insist there is no real contest.
October 22, 2008
Latino figures show substantial gain, due in part to opening of new branches in parts of the country with large Hispanic populations.
October 17, 2008
University admits mistake in offering cash to accepted applicants who retook the exam. And U. of Alabama faces scrutiny for paying people to apply to its law school -- also seen as bid to influence U.S. News rankings.
October 16, 2008
Vassar College ponders whether to enact policy stating that illegal immigrants' applications will be considered just as all others.

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