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Apr 25, 2017
Controversy over Alice Goffman's book lives on, with students at Pomona saying the sociologist's alleged racial insensitivities should disqualify her from a visiting professorship there.

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

August 22, 2008

Even though many colleges will boast today about their placement in the annual rankings by U.S. News & World Report, more colleges than ever are declining to participate in the survey that makes up the single largest part of the magazine's formula.

August 18, 2008
Even after its rationale for barring illegal immigrants evaporates, North Carolina community college board keeps ban, while ordering study.
August 18, 2008
Colorado group challenges Ward Connerly's latest referendum by trying to put its own anti-quota measure on the fall ballot -- in a way that would preserve current diversity programs.
August 14, 2008
Court's rejection of Christian schools' suit against U. of California points to tensions facing admissions officers that go beyond the case's curricular dispute.
August 13, 2008
Test continues to experience rapid growth, which may explain small drop in average score. Popularity continues to rise in states dominated by SAT.
August 4, 2008
Analysis suggests extent of advantages of alumni children doesn't necessarily extend to ability to ace courses as college freshmen.
July 29, 2008
In wake of scandal and criticism, group toughens stance on conflicts of interest, limits gifts from college officials and bars advertising that could encourage anxiety.
July 9, 2008
Survey of political science departments finds consideration of race and ethnicity, but not socioeconomic background.
July 3, 2008
Many colleges say they’d like to reduce merit aid or early decision, but would pay too high a price. Shifts by Hamilton and Tufts suggest that the sky won’t fall.
July 2, 2008
Sociologist documents the extent to which colleges' brochures give impression that they have more black students than they do.

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