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Aug 25, 2016
Thirteen people reported killed in attack by gunmen that came weeks after two foreign professors were kidnapped. Seven students among the dead, as is instructor who studied in U.S.

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
August 17, 2016 - 5:51pm

Increased international efforts generally lead to a recognition of the need for greater international visibility. An issue that regularly emerges is concern around the international section of the website. "It’s terrible!" people say.

University of Venus
August 9, 2016 - 9:12pm

University of Venus Summer Reads: The Highest Glass Ceiling.

The World View
August 9, 2016 - 10:33am

The future of tertiary education will be significantly improved when the impermeable boundary between academic and vocational education that exists almost everywhere becomes more permeable and allows individuals to move back and forth across it.

Archive

October 16, 2009

At a time when the liberal arts sector feels ever-increasing pressure to justify its own existence, and when colleges are feeling a greater and greater need to globalize, a bit of assistance on both these fronts has come from an unlikely source: three unassuming Chinese undergraduates, each of them attending an American liberal arts college.

September 28, 2009

BALTIMORE -- Carleton College has 18 new students from China this year, and they are paying about half of their own expenses. A handful of them don't need any financial aid at all. While Chinese graduate students are no shock on university campuses, significant cohorts of undergraduate applications from China are a new phenomenon at most colleges. Just a few years ago, Carleton had only three or four students enrolling from China, and it never enrolled students who could afford to pay their own way.

September 3, 2009
Study finds 43 percent increase in just three years -- with some shifts away from the "North-South" location patterns of home institutions and their outposts.
July 29, 2009
American and British university leaders propose a mechanism for building up the "special relationship" between the two countries by jointly working in other countries, worldwide.
July 7, 2009

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.

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.

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