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Apr 28, 2016
At a Ugandan university, a research fellow locked out of her office for refusing to teach in a Ph.D. program undresses in protest.

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

The World View
April 28, 2016 - 9:30am

Consultants in higher education are rarely welcome. Often seen as mercenaries, or as cover for a management team seeking  to make staff reductions, our experience is that above all, they are regarded as outsiders.

University of Venus
April 26, 2016 - 9:08pm

Beyond the generalizations.

 

The World View
April 24, 2016 - 2:03pm

Argentina’s National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) states that about 40 percent of research production within the agency is the result of international collaboration.

Archive

April 7, 2009
The growth is concentrated among graduate schools that already have the largest numbers of foreign students.
February 27, 2009

Three years after establishing branch campus in United Arab Emirates, George Mason is closing its operations there -- highlighting the difficulties of such ventures.

February 26, 2009
Under new curriculum, Susquehanna U. says students must go away. But it's the course they take when they come back that's required.
February 23, 2009
Despite challenges, many colleges still expect increases in participation. Others, worried about transferring aid out of the institution, set limits.
February 16, 2009
Outposts of liberal learning are popping up worldwide, often based on adaptations of an American model.
February 9, 2009
Monies for overseas education can be meager. At some colleges, student fees of $5 to $14 are providing a significant pool of aid.
January 30, 2009
Forum on Education Abroad offers more specific guidance for programs of short duration.
January 9, 2009

Hebrew U. of Jerusalem, although closely associated with the State of Israel, spends a lot of time fighting with its government.

January 6, 2009

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?”

December 4, 2008
Persistent gender gap in study abroad, even as total enrollments rise, puzzles many experts.

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