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Admissions
Jun 30, 2015
Justices will once again consider U of Texas admissions policy. Many experts see a majority of justices as dubious of the consideration of race and ethnicity.

Surveys

Sept. 18, 2014: Inside Higher Ed's 2014 2014 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers explored the perspectives and opinions of campus admissions and enrollment leaders on a range of pressing issues. Download a copy of the survey report here.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Oct. 8 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar 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 from ELS Educational Services, Jenzabar, Liaison International, and Perceptive Software.

Booklets

"Diversity in the Student Body" is a print-on-demand booklet focusing on demographic and legal issues and the strategies used by different institutions to diversify their campuses.

A copy of the the free booklet may be downloaded here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on the booklet's themes, to be held Tuesday, June 30, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The booklet was made possible in part by the financial support of Pearson.

Archive

November 13, 2006
College Board admits test-prep can boost writing scores, suggests complaints about test length will get no relief.
November 10, 2006
Investigative article in Washington Post suggests university is admitting and coddling underachieving students.
November 9, 2006
Strapped for cash to pay for faculty and constrained by lawmakers from raising tuition, president of U. of Florida devises a $1,000 academic “charge.”
November 9, 2006
U. of Michigan considers legal challenge to referendum -- while others focus on stopping states from adopting similar ballot measures.
November 8, 2006
Three years after Supreme Court upheld consideration of race by flagship university, voters decide otherwise.
November 6, 2006
California ruling that state's broad definition of disabilities applies could provide more help to test takers with disabilities.
November 6, 2006

In the early 1990s, the then-presidents of Oberlin College and Stanford University floated the idea that the standard time for an undergraduate degree might be better at three years instead of four. The idea went nowhere -- at least in the United States.

November 3, 2006
As Michigan balloting nears, Michele S. Moses and Lauren P. Saenz worry about what news potential voters are reading -- and not reading.
November 2, 2006
Towson University, facing a gender gap, starts admissions program for those with high SAT scores and lower grades.
November 1, 2006
Post-9/11 decline finally appears to be reversed, due in large part to big increases from China and India.

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