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Oct 09, 2017
Seeking to “invert the model” of U.S. universities opening campuses abroad, the University of Washington and China’s Tsinghua University will open degree-granting academic center near Seattle.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

May 25, 2017 -- The new booklet, "Coping With Uncertainty: American Colleges and International Students," is the latest print-on-demand compilation of articles from Inside Higher Ed.

We invite you to download the booklet, free, here.

And Inside Higher Ed's editors will be presenting a free webinar to discuss the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, June 13, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Click here to register or find out more.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by the financial support of Kaplan International.

Blogs

University of Venus
October 16, 2017 - 7:26pm

UVenus responds to recent protests against racial inequality. 

The World View
October 15, 2017 - 1:06pm

Universities are at risk of becoming ideological battlegrounds rather than communities of free inquiry.

University of Venus
October 11, 2017 - 8:13pm

When the political becomes personal.

Archive

January 14, 2014

The Middle East Studies Association isn't backing a boycott, and while it regularly raises concerns about academic freedom in Israel, it also draws attention to issues throughout the region and the United States.

January 13, 2014

MLA Delegate Assembly narrowly approves controversial measure criticizing Israeli decisions on travel of scholars to the country and the West Bank. Should the meeting have been chaired by someone who backs boycott of Israel?

January 10, 2014

At separate events at separate hotels, MLA panelists discuss the Israel boycott movement and academic freedom. Only those who attended both sessions heard divergent views.

January 9, 2014

New review of research suggests that developing nations may gain more from investments in postsecondary education than from efforts in primary and secondary education.

January 7, 2014

David Hirsh writes that it's time to admit that the Israel boycott targets individuals, that it does so based on politics, and that it will primarily hit Jewish scholars in Israel.

January 7, 2014

Australia's education minister warns that professors' political stances -- on the Israeli boycott, for example -- are "needless controversies" that can hurt their universities' reputations.

January 3, 2014

Emily Budick, an American studies professor in Israel, considers the recent boycott vote in light of the discipline's history.

January 3, 2014

Omar Barghouti explains why support for the academic boycott of Israel is increasing -- and why he thinks this is a good thing.

January 2, 2014

A growing chorus of university chiefs condemns American Studies Association for endorsing boycott of Israeli universities, but at some campuses, the presidential statements have been a source of tension.

December 27, 2013

When the Trinity College (Connecticut) president released a statement denouncing the American Studies Association's endorsement of an academic boycott of Israel, faculty pushed back. UPDATE: Other faculty members issue letter attacking the boycott.

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