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.
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"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.
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What are the implications for universities, and their governing boards/trustees/councils, of becoming increasingly embedded in global networks?
Lessons outside of class.
At gathering of university educators from around the world, support for collaboration remains strong, but many voice worries about the one-sided nature of many such efforts.
Houston Community College's experiences in Qatar -- including issues of gender segregation, administrative infighting and student discontent -- provide a cautionary tale of foreign expansion.
Some American universities have partnerships that seek to stop brain drain and educate future leaders in the developing world.
Many American colleges want more students from the country, but those whose efforts are relatively young or small say not to expect an immediate enrollment surge.
Study finds that branch campuses are now growing more in Asia than in the Gulf region.
Affirmative action study at one of India's best universities finds that those from disadvantaged groups don't catch up.
As network of Chinese-funded institutes at American universities expands, some professors see opportunities. Others worry about academic freedom and whether centers promote "culturetainment," not scholarship.
Technion's partnership with Cornell and the pair's planned New York City campus could signal new era for Israeli universities and more prominence for Israeli science.
University College London joins American institutions that have set up shop at an evolving campus in Doha.
Some faculty members and administrators at California State U. are trying to block resumption of programs in Israel.
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