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Mar 20, 2017
A Trump effect? Many Canadian universities are reporting large gains in international applications at the same time some American universities are seeing declines.

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.

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Booklets

March 10, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "The Evolving Quest for Student Success," is now available. You may download the booklet, free, here.

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Archive

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.
August 30, 2006
College Board reports largest drops in SAT scores since 1970s as well as a decline in test takers, apparently from low-income groups.
August 16, 2006
Test average sees biggest increase in 20 years, but gaps among racial groups also grow.
August 16, 2006
Community colleges seeking to serve working adults hold all-night parties to let students register on their own schedule.

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