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Jan 24, 2018
U of Rochester Faculty Senate considers a motion to censure T. Florian Jaeger, even though the university cleared him of sexual harassment.

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

October 15, 2007
Reversing course after criticism, the Common Application will again start allowing students to modify already submitted materials for individual colleges.
October 1, 2007

While admissions officers and high school counselors don't necessarily agree on all the ways to deal with "admissions creep," the issue has captured their attention.

September 28, 2007
Competing companies try to enter the lucrative market of selling colleges lists of potential students. Can they change how institutions shape enrollments?
September 27, 2007
Admissions officers consider how to be fair on aid awards to early and regular applicants, and weigh compromise on acceptances before senior year of high school.
September 26, 2007
On anniversary of Spellings Commission report, efforts to provide more information to prospective students proliferate.
September 24, 2007
Applicants to top colleges view the process as unfair, mysterious and discouraging, new study finds.
September 18, 2007
Maryland college's payment of per-student fee to contractor in Taiwan raises questions about when practices unacceptable in the U.S. are permissible (or not) abroad.
September 13, 2007
U.S. study offers comprehensive portrait of status of black, Hispanic and other Americans in higher education -- but its most revealing data may be on the college gender gap.
September 10, 2007
Presidents of top liberal arts colleges criticize ratings but refrain from joint pledge others made to stop filling out "reputational" survey.
September 7, 2007
What are the roles of race, money and athletic talent? How is merit defined? A sociologist spent 18 months in an admissions office, and shares the tensions and idealism he found.

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