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March 13, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the financial sustainability of their institutions, the Obama administration's rating system, sexual assault, race and their role in the tenure process, among other topics.
The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup Education. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.
On April 14, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions about them in a free webinar. View the webinar here.The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Academic Partnerships, Jenzabar and Pearson.
"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.
Colleges focusing on independence might be inadvertently harming first-generation students who favor collaboration, a new study contends.
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In first effort of its kind in the U.S., a discipline works to define what graduates of its programs should be able to do -- from associate degree through the Ph.D.
Report says black, Native American and Hispanic students aren't taking AP classes they could succeed in, but are failing the exams they do take at a higher rate.
New study finds that community college students often don't take advantage of academic support that could help get them to graduation. The solution may be to make those offerings required.
An ambitious research project is proving the payoffs of predictive analytics in higher ed, and early findings overturn conventional wisdom about student success.
It starts with "ass" -- but get your head out of the gutter; it's not what you think. Still, some deans suggest avoiding the word around professors.
Five interactive screens at the University of Florida aim to encourage students to debate contentious issues politely. The early returns are good.
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