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.
Two job ads for Kean U's campus in China state preference for Chinese Communist Party members, while the standard employment application requests information regarding political affiliation and personal details that are generally illegal to ask for under U.S. antidiscrimination law.
A new program at a public university in New Jersey will have a cap on the number of state residents as institution looks overseas for students.
Russian universities want to internationalize, but a broader campaign on foreign funding and influence isn't helping.
The incentives for universities vary by country.
Scientists based in Britain win more grants than those of other countries. But Belgium, Germany, Israel and Switzerland have some boasting rights as well.
At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.
Council of Graduate Schools survey shows 2 percent rise in international student applications, with more interest from India but drops in applications from China and for business degrees. Survey includes a first breakdown of applications by degree level.
At congressional hearing, officials at American institutions operating in China say that academic freedom is preserved.
Saudi Arabian students are snared in a grade-change scandal at Montana Tech that became a diplomatic incident.
New report documents a range of types of attacks on higher education worldwide, including killings, imprisonments, wrongful dismissals and expulsions, and restrictions on the movements of students and scholars.
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