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Sep 26, 2016
Admissions group calls on colleges to require recruiting agents to disclose their financial ties to those they are seeking to recruit.

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
September 25, 2016 - 2:51pm

The South African higher education sector has been in paralysis for a while and now engulfed in student protests.

The World View
September 22, 2016 - 8:01pm

It is overwhelmingly evident that there is a remarkable and callous disregard for academic ethics and standards in a scramble by Canadian universities to sign up foreign students.

University of Venus
September 19, 2016 - 9:27pm

The discrete (or not so discrete) roles of the academic and mother

Archive

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.
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?”

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