Oct. 1, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors examined the views of enrollment officials on topics such as meddling from higher-ups, the pressure to build a class, affirmative action, debt, out-of-state recruiting, viewing applicants' disciplinary records and more.
Like Inside Higher Ed's other surveys, this study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.
Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.
On Thursday, Oct. 15, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. A copy of the webinar can be viewed here.
The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising from ELS Educational Services, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Liaison International.
"Recruiting International Students" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.
The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.
The compilation is free and you may download a copy here.
Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Thursday, August 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet.
Please click here here to register or find out more.
The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of ETS.
What are the implications for universities, and their governing boards/trustees/councils, of becoming increasingly embedded in global networks?
Lessons outside of class.
Following big wins for those wanting academics to stay away from Israel, AAUP reiterates its view that such movements are antithetical to academic freedom.
Students and exchange scholars are being referred to secondary inspection under policies put in place after the Boston Marathon bombings. Reported delays range from 20 minutes to three hours.
Gaye Tuchman considers the way academic programs are being cut at Australian and American campuses, and worries about all the similarities.
Laid-off faculty at NYU's study abroad campus in Italy are raising concerns about a shake-up in the university's adjunct teaching staff and the governance of the site.
Instructor describes unsettling attempts by a graduate student to pass a master's defense.
Wake Forest will be working with Chinese high schools to prepare students for U.S.-style curriculum and will send their video portfolios directly to the colleges they apply to. Is this a money-maker or a much-needed service (or both)?
Leader of Scottish university sets off debate with his critique of traditional defense of the importance of knowledge.
The general membership of the Association for Asian American Studies unanimously approves a resolution endorsing the boycott of Israeli universities.
One by one, the German states have eliminated tuition fees, bucking global trends toward increased "cost sharing."
Australian government announces plan to turn "start up" grants for textbooks and other costs into loans, which critics deride as a slippery slope that will hurt needy students.
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