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Jun 05, 2020
Incoming and current college students are being reported to their universities for racist speech on social media related to national discussions on police brutality and racial injustice.

Surveys

Sept. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

You may download a full survey report here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the surveys. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Salesforce, Collegis Education, ETS TOEFL and RaiseMe.

Booklets

"Enrollment Concerns" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy here, free.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Wednesday, June 17, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Support for this valuable resource was provided by D2L.

Archive

September 27, 2016

Well-meaning administrators and faculty members have put processes into place that show little awareness of the hurdles students confront, says Bridget Burns.

September 26, 2016

American colleges and universities can't count on ever-increasing numbers of international students, panelists warn.

September 26, 2016

Admissions group calls on colleges to require recruiting agents to disclose their financial ties to those they are seeking to recruit.

September 26, 2016

The debate over the use of 'all lives matter' plays out in a public forum as NACAC conference closes.

September 23, 2016

Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

September 15, 2016

Sixty-four-campus system will no longer ask applicants to declare prior felony convictions. After admission, those seeking housing or certain kinds of training or experiences will be asked.

September 8, 2016

Data from admissions group show that, despite all the hype about a few elite colleges that admit a small share of applicants, most institutions say yes to most of those who apply.

August 22, 2016

Graduates of the most selective institutions earn more -- even when controlling for factors that earlier made some doubt such findings -- but maybe not as much more as many think.

August 17, 2016

Social work professors told administrators that they were letting students make unfair accusations and admitting unqualified students. Then someone forwarded the professors' letters to students. UPDATE: Dean responds.

August 8, 2016

Only a few colleges -- mindful that wealthy students can afford to take the SAT or ACT many times -- require that all scores be submitted. Penn has just abandoned the policy.

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