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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

December 28, 2005

As alleged 'diploma mill' closes, association plans review of nontraditional schools and other issues at secondary level.

December 15, 2005

A report focuses on the college prospects of an underexamined group: those who’ve aged out of foster care.

December 13, 2005

Enrollment and stock growth of for-profit companies slow, but analysts say industry is still attractive to investors.

December 12, 2005

It's far from clear, at this relatively early stage, whether the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education will go the legislative route to pursue whatever changes its members desire. But if the panel chooses to do so, it will almost certainly need the help of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the former U.S. education secretary and University of Tennessee president who heads the Senate's education subcommittee. 

December 8, 2005

Low income, high performing students are plentiful enough that selective colleges should be able to admit more of them, study finds.

December 5, 2005

Despite comments that enraged many alumni, Richmond president keeps his job.

December 5, 2005

City U. of New York starts ambitious effort to deal with one of higher ed's most vexing demographic challenges.

December 1, 2005

For as long as there have been National Collegiate Athletic Association rules, there have been athletes desperate enough to compete, and colleges desperate enough to win, hunting for ways around the regulations. In no realm is the rule breaking more damaging to the integrity of higher education than in the association's academic rules, which now find themselves susceptible again.

November 30, 2005

Most students who fled New Orleans say they will return, but some colleges that admitted them temporarily are letting them stay.

November 16, 2005

The biggest campuses -- those in the 50,000 student range -- are self-conscious about their size.

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