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Admissions
Jul 09, 2015
At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.

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

September 25, 2006
GAO finds that letting some colleges jointly set aid policies doesn't result in students paying more -- or less.
September 19, 2006
A week after Harvard, another university shifts. Some want trend to grow while others question whether most colleges could or should follow.
September 18, 2006
University of Texas might win approval to put controversial admissions law on hold.
September 18, 2006

When Justice Sandra Day O'Connor's Supreme Court decision three years ago upheld the use of race in admissions, most college officials were jubilant. Absent the use of some preferences, colleges said, competitive institutions would experience a sharp drop in black and Latino enrollments.

September 15, 2006
Enrollment of black freshmen at U. of Kentucky rebounds from last year's drop, but officials know harder work is ahead.
September 14, 2006
Colleges that create teams to swell their male enrollments often do a disservice to the players, Gordon Marino argues.
September 13, 2006
Now that the country's most visible university has decided to do away with early admissions, will anyone else follow?
September 12, 2006

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- On this point few people familiar with the state of American higher education can disagree: The country is not doing a good job educating students from low-income families now, and with the number of low-income Americans poised to grow, that problem is poised to become much more dire.

September 8, 2006
Following drop in black enrollments, university rethinks how it will pick its freshman classes.
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.

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