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Feb 23, 2018
Some school districts have threatened to suspend students who join protests for tougher gun laws. Admissions leaders at MIT and elsewhere tell applicants such suspensions won't be held against them.

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

June 10, 2008
Gathering of state and university leaders crafts vision calling for funding general education over research, discouraging ‘mission creep,’ and strengthening state coordination.
June 3, 2008
SUNY Plattsburgh, looking to broaden its applicant pool and generate buzz, turns to social networking for a bottom-up, "authentic" approach.
May 30, 2008
Could programs that have been seen as ways to help most talented students also be a way to help those who might otherwise skip college?
May 29, 2008
Study finds that Florida’s Bright Futures program impedes enrollments in scientific fields. In another study, Penn State, dissatisfied with 84 percent graduation rate, examines why low-income students finish (or don’t).
May 27, 2008
Wake Forest ends requirement, becoming the first nationally ranked private university to do so. Worcester Polytechnic, first science institute to drop requirement, sees gain in first year.
May 27, 2008
Admissions offices in pilot program can identify applicants in low-income zip codes -- a type of analysis that had been shunned for fear of use to seek wealthy students. Some competitors already sell the information.
May 22, 2008
After several years of research and testing, ETS will add a major component to the primary test for those enrolling in graduate school, potentially changing how professors evaluate students.
May 21, 2008
Women's group issues report arguing that class and race are more powerful than gender in trends facing boys, but others question the analysis.
May 13, 2008
Debate over enrolling undocumented students in North Carolina raises issues of who at federal, state and institutional levels sets admissions policies.
May 8, 2008
North Carolina attorney general's office says that without a state law saying that undocumented students can attend community college, it's safer not to let them in at all.

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