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Mar 20, 2019
Arts and sciences faculty vote overwhelmingly to condemn university's response to discovery that two admissions leaders -- while students in the 1980s -- posed in front of Confederate flags.

Surveys

Sept. 24, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors, conducted with Gallup, examines the views of top admissions administrators on a wide range of topics. A copy of the survey can be found here.

Inside Higher Ed also conducted a survey of high school counselors with Hanover Research. A copy of that report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, Oct. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the surveys. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Salesforce, the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, and the Educational Testing Service.

Booklets

"Graduate and Professional Education: An Ever-Changing Environment" is the latest free compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

A copy of the print-on-demand booklet can be downloaded here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will present a free webcast on the themes of the compilation on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register or find out more here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.

Archive

February 7, 2006
Admissions officers, wary of those who pay for help on applications, consider new strategies.
February 3, 2006
Amid signs students are paying more attention to culture when picking a college, institutions respond with ambitious plans.
January 13, 2006
Senate scrutiny of Alito's ties to reactionary alumni group provokes reflection on Princeton's past and present.
January 13, 2006
U. of Richmond leader announces plans to resign amid continued criticism of his comments and agenda.
January 5, 2006

Over the past decade and a half, the number and proportion of college students opting not to reveal their race when asked have shot up, to 5.9 percent of all students in 2001 from 3.2 percent a decade earlier. The increases have raised two major questions: Who are these students, and why are they declining to identify themselves? The answers have implications for college officials and policy makers on a wide range of issues, including affirmative action and student life.

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.

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