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Jan 24, 2018
U of Rochester Faculty Senate considers a motion to censure T. Florian Jaeger, even though the university cleared him of sexual harassment.

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

”Making the Tough Decisions: Critical Business and Enrollment Strategies” is the new print-on-demand booklet from the editors of Inside Higher Ed.

You may download the free compilation of articles here.

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. Eastern, our editors will present a free webcast on the booklet's ideas and themes and take your questions. Sign up or find out more here.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by support from Oracle.

Archive

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.
October 15, 2008
University asks admitted applicants to retake the SAT, with lucrative scholarships for those with big gains. The institution's test average goes up, but will U.S. News have the last laugh?
October 13, 2008
New research tries to shift discussion beyond enrollment rates to the actual experience of male and female students in college.
October 9, 2008
Dueling studies arrive -- one seeing colleges moving away from consideration of race and one drawing attention to the use of race.
October 9, 2008
Faculty salary increases fall behind inflation -- plus lists of the universities, liberal arts colleges and community colleges that pay the most.
October 8, 2008
Rutgers, following lead of U. of California, will have applicants submit their own grades and the university will check them only after decision to enroll. Is this the wave of the future?
October 2, 2008
Pearson creates test of English for foreign students in which institutions will receive not only score reports, but recordings of test takers.
September 30, 2008
U. of Michigan will admit a small number of law students without the normal standardized test. Some see a significant shift. Some see an effort to game the rankings. Michigan sees neither.
September 29, 2008

For decades, critics of standardized testing -- and especially of the SAT -- have said that these examinations fail to capture important qualities, resulting in admissions systems that favor certain groups over others, while failing to represent test takers' full identities. And generally, these critics have said, the qualities that the SAT is best at identifying are those that wealthy white students are more likely than others to possess.

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