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Mar 14, 2018
Study says students rate male instructors more highly than women even when they're teaching identical courses.

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.
 
And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors, on Thursday, May 10, at 2 p.m. Eastern.
 
This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of the TOEFL® program at ETS.
 

Archive

December 16, 2008
The competition to test foreign students on their knowledge of English continues to heat up.
December 8, 2008
Number of students taking GRE will drop this year, stunning ETS and universities, who foresaw opposition impact from recession. Fall is seen in U.S. and elsewhere, with steep decline in India.
November 26, 2008

Colleges routinely boast about being "need blind" in admissions, meaning that they consider applicants without regard to their ability to pay. But even if they are need blind, and a new survey suggests they are, that may be very different from being an institution that any academically qualified student can actually attend.

November 20, 2008
For second time this year, law review articles suggest that -- if you go back far enough -- a legal case can be made that preferences for alumni children are illegal.
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.

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