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Admissions
Sep 28, 2017
Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

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

Inside Higher Ed presents a new print-on-demand compilation, “Admissions, Retention, Success: Tools Colleges Need.”

Download a copy of the booklet or sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, Nov. 7, at 2 p.m. Eastern, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors.

This is the latest in a series of booklets on important, timely topics in higher education.

This compilation was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar.

Archive

June 27, 2016

College says it will admit a small share of its applicant pool based in part on ability to pay.

June 27, 2016

The measured compromises coming out of the affirmative action rulings over the past decades exemplify the strength of our democracy, writes Michele S. Moses.

June 24, 2016

The Supreme Court's ruling in the Fisher case preserves existing precedent, but it also gives colleges and universities much more specific insight into what it looks like to align with the court's framework and expectations, writes Terri Taylor.

June 24, 2016

The Supreme Court ruling in Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin restores constitutional order to college admissions, writes Michael A. Olivas.

June 24, 2016

Surprise ruling comes in much-litigated dispute over policies at University of Texas at Austin. Higher ed leaders see formula they can embrace for continuing their current policies.

June 17, 2016

To receive portions of the money allocated to them in the new state budget, California's public universities will need to admit more in-state students.

May 26, 2016

University of Akron abandons its partnership with untested start-up company to provide "success coaches" after one year.

May 24, 2016

Next year will be disruptive and confusing for students, families and most colleges in the admissions process, argues W. Kent Barnds, who wonders how so many changes can be good.

May 18, 2016

Republican lawmakers back bill that would substantially cut tuition and revenue, and seek more student diversity, at five system campuses, four of which are minority-serving institutions.

May 17, 2016

Amherst College's president talks about adding more community college transfers after receiving an award for supporting low-income students.

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