Oct 05, 2015
Admissions leaders are divided about effort by leading colleges to offer new application and create platform for high school students to prepare for higher education and document their work.


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.


"Recruiting International Students" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

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

Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.

Please click here here to register or find out more.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.


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
Education Department investigates complaint of Asian student rejected by Princeton.
November 14, 2006
Loss of control. Anxiety. Questioning of purpose. Rejection. Reviewers of college applications seem to have much in common with applicants.
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.


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