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Jan 19, 2018
New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

Surveys

Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues.

Download a full survey report here.

The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals.

On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Booklets

”Making the Tough Decisions: Critical Business and Enrollment Strategies” is the new print-on-demand booklet from the editors of Inside Higher Ed.

You may download the free compilation of articles here.

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 2 p.m. Eastern, our editors will present a free webcast on the booklet's ideas and themes and take your questions. Sign up or find out more here.

This collection of articles was made possible in part by support from Oracle.

Archive

September 27, 2017

As College Board unveils results from the new version of the exam, Asians beat all other groups.

September 25, 2017

Large number of private colleges plan tuition resets next year despite many experts’ view that the practice is a gimmick. The colleges hope to grow enrollment, contain student costs and prove critics wrong. But it won’t be easy.

September 19, 2017

Those who defend them should consider whether they’d require them indefinitely and whether such a requirement is consistent with good race relations in the country America is becoming, argues Roger Clegg.

September 15, 2017

Racism hurts students throughout the college admissions process, leading scholar tells meeting of admissions counselors.

September 15, 2017

James S. Murphy explores the question in light of a recent study on the topic.

September 14, 2017

Three reports highlight different ways that changing colleges is difficult. Bottom line (in one expert’s words): transferring students are “abused.”

September 7, 2017

Using funds from its endowment to expand financial aid, Boston University notches sizable increase in proportion of its freshmen who come from low-income backgrounds.

September 7, 2017

But gaps remain, based on levels of preparedness and by race and ethnicity.

September 5, 2017

Amid concerns about visas and the political environment, some institutions are maintaining or even increasing their enrollment numbers, but many report drops, some by as much as 30 to 50 percent for new students.

August 21, 2017

New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

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