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Feb 13, 2015
An investigation of the University of Texas at Austin finds the president likely swayed admissions decisions to aid well-connected applicants. Everybody does it, President Bill Powers said.

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

"Private College Enrollments: Needs, Numbers, Solutions" is our latest compilation of articles.

As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation includes pieces that explore different strategies used by different institutions.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Thursday, April 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

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

Archive

September 5, 2006

Naming names (not to mention GPA's and SAT scores), new book takes on preferences for the rich and famous -- and alumni children.

August 30, 2006

College Board reports largest drops in SAT scores since 1970s as well as a decline in test takers, apparently from low-income groups.

August 16, 2006

Test average sees biggest increase in 20 years, but gaps among racial groups also grow.

August 16, 2006

Community colleges seeking to serve working adults hold all-night parties to let students register on their own schedule.

August 9, 2006

For the first time since 2002, enrollment of first-time graduate students from abroad is up.

August 8, 2006

Over 100 colleges and universities report admitting students before they even begin their senior year of high school.

August 8, 2006

Survey shows GMAT registration up, more women applying to M.B.A. programs.

August 8, 2006

After years of study, Education Department issues plan for colleges to report racial and ethnic data without forcing students to choose one category.

August 7, 2006

ETS faces first real challenge to its test for students seeking to demonstrate English proficiency to American colleges.

August 7, 2006

Report explores issues facing a group whose members are particularly at risk of never earning a college degree.

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