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.
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There are some who insist that the university is constantly in a state of crisis, aggravated perhaps by political crisis. I do not agree.
At the 2009 World Conference on Higher Education, the second such gathering convened by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (the first was in 1998), panelists on Monday discussed the implications of global trends in higher education before ceding the floor for a four-hour roundtable discussion on higher education in Africa, specifically.
Three years after establishing branch campus in United Arab Emirates, George Mason is closing its operations there -- highlighting the difficulties of such ventures.
Hebrew U. of Jerusalem, although closely associated with the State of Israel, spends a lot of time fighting with its government.
In the realm of international student recruiting, “A lot of agents will just send out blanket e-mails to universities saying, ‘Oh, I would like to be your representative,’ ” says Sabine Klahr, director of international programs at Boise State University. “We don’t answer those e-mails typically."
“There are no standards at this point,” Klahr explains. “You could work with agents throughout the world who are not" -- she pauses, searching for the right word -- "they are not reputable business people, essentially. How do you know that you can trust them?”
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