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Jan. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers queries provosts and other academic leaders on a wide range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.
Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics, in collaboration with Gallup.
On Feb. 16 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will share and analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here.
The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from IBM, Academic Partnerships, Rafter and Jenzabar.
"Data, Analytics and Student Learning" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.
The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.
This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.
And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.
The booklet's publication was made possible in part by the advertising support of Blackboard.
The controversy over Facebook's manipulation of data raises vexing issues for educational researchers at a time of great promise -- and risk, Justin Reich and Mitchell Stevens argue.
More students are leaving higher education after their first year, according to new national numbers that are bad news for the college completion push.
In expansive interview about higher ed, the education secretary differentiates about dangers of varying degrees of student debt and suggests colleges might be rated based on whether they improve or not.
States have chaotic lack of consistency in how they track college remediation, according to the Education Commission of the States, which seeks national standards.
Southern accreditor strips its approval from Georgia's Brewton-Parker College, and places four others -- Louisiana, Newberry and Paine Colleges and South Carolina State -- on probation.
Too many colleges are focusing their analysis of student data to find the students likeliest to fail. Instead, they should identify which interventions will help which groups of students succeed, Dave Jarrat writes.
Colorado's fix for remedial education is multipronged rather than heavy-handed, and it seems to be working.
Text messages encouraging first-year community college students to fill out federal student aid form boost persistence to sophomore year, study finds.
Higher-income students benefit most from the extracurricular student engagements a recent Gallup-Purdue study identified, writes Lauren Schudde.
Two groups want to create new bodies that would review the academic quality of individual online courses or non-college providers.
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