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Jul 31, 2015
New framework for AP U.S. history has more American exceptionalism and more on the Founding Fathers, responding to critics who said first version was too leftist.

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 21, 2006
Study gives 32 universities grades of D or F on enrolling and educating minority and needy students -- but some doubt its premises.
November 20, 2006
Michigan's abolition of affirmative action doesn't end colleges' responsibility to promote diversity; it only changes the tactics, writes Russell Olwell.
November 14, 2006
Loss of control. Anxiety. Questioning of purpose. Rejection. Reviewers of college applications seem to have much in common with applicants.
November 14, 2006
Education Department investigates complaint of Asian student rejected by Princeton.
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
U. of Michigan considers legal challenge to referendum -- while others focus on stopping states from adopting similar ballot measures.
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 8, 2006
Three years after Supreme Court upheld consideration of race by flagship university, voters decide otherwise.
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.

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