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Jun 28, 2017
Books on social and racial issues get spotlight among freshman reading assignments. This year, one showing up on campus lists focuses on low-income and rural white people, J. D. Vance’s 2016 sociopolitical breakout, Hillbilly Elegy.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

Booklets

May 25, 2017 -- The new booklet, "Coping With Uncertainty: American Colleges and International Students," is the latest print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

We invite you to download the booklet, free, here.

And Inside Higher Ed's editors will be presenting a free webinar to discuss the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register or find out more.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by the financial support of Kaplan International.

Archive

June 20, 2007

In the wake of meetings this week of the Annapolis Group -- an organization of liberal arts colleges -- critics of the U.S. News & World Report college rankings are expecting a significant increase in the number of institutions where presidents pledge not to participate in the "reputational" portion of the rankings or to use scores in their own promotional materials.

June 19, 2007
Report from athletics reform group calls on professors to be included in major sports decisions on campuses.
June 19, 2007
New study sees high school grades as a far better predictor than SAT scores, but notes large gap in ability to predict anything.
June 14, 2007

Conventional wisdom has it that if an alumnus wants to help his kids’ chances of getting into the old alma mater, he should step up his contributions to the college for a few years before a child mails out an application.

June 11, 2007
Why Vassar decided to spend more on student aid -- a decade after concluding it couldn't continue to do so.
June 8, 2007

Latino students are more likely than others to start their college educations at community colleges. A new report from California documents the difficulties many of those students have moving on to four-year institutions and draws attention to the long-term impact low transfer rates could have on Latino degree achievement.

June 4, 2007
Educators consider the impact of the process to "harmonize" European higher education on graduate schools here and abroad.
May 29, 2007
Immersing himself in admissions work and meeting his university's future students gave Professor Russell Olwell deeper appreciation for his non-flagship college's "access" mission, he writes.
May 29, 2007
At last minute, legislators refuse to alter admissions system credited with promoting diversity.
May 25, 2007
A small private college in Kentucky, almost entirely white, starts numerous efforts to recruit black students.

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