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Jul 25, 2016
U of Cape Town rescinds speaking invitation to Danish publisher of cartoons of Muhammad, citing security concerns and risk of polarization. Polarization ensues.

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

"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.

Blogs

University of Venus
July 19, 2016 - 8:17pm

From slavery to #BlackLivesMatter, on both sides of the Atlantic.

 
The World View
July 18, 2016 - 4:11pm

The mergers and growing influence of the for-profit education sector fuels the ongoing concern over the quality provided by these giants.

GlobalHigherEd
July 15, 2016 - 3:13am

Options for reconsidering the UK university-territory relationship in a post-Brexit world.

Archive

March 14, 2011
Campus leaders from Abu Dhabi, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore debate whether institutions should be judged by Western or local criteria -- and whether geography defines higher education.
March 11, 2011
What will the next generation of university centers look like? Experts discuss how Qatar and the United Arab Emirates illustrate the choices before many countries.
March 10, 2011
British Council suggests new way to evaluate countries on effectiveness of their efforts to promote international education. Germany tops list and U.S. is sixth.
March 9, 2011
As country opens somewhat to American students, proponents describe unprecedented opportunities for exchange, while critics wonder ask if restrictions raise questions about academic legitimacy.
March 7, 2011

The London School of Economics and Political Science is in the midst of a major academic scandal over ties to the government of Libya, including questions about the legitimacy of a Ph.D. awarded to a son of Muammar el-Qaddafi's, connections between administrators and a foundation controlled by the Libyan dictator, and training provided by the London School of Economics to Libyan government officials.

February 7, 2011
American U. in Cairo Press has its headquarters -- overlooking square filled with protesters -- ransacked by police.
February 4, 2011
Educators involved in study abroad expect interest in the Middle East to grow, but many colleges are looking for alternatives to programs they had in Cairo.
January 31, 2011
American colleges scramble to evacuate students.
January 28, 2011
As some American colleges rethink how their programs should encourage students to gain international perspectives, a Chinese university embraces liberal education.
January 17, 2011
President lifts Bush regulations that have decimated American colleges' academic programs in the country.

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