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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

May 1, 2017

New research suggests limited role for gender in predicting whether new Ph.D.s will get tenure-track jobs, but notable differences on pay and other issues, favoring men.

April 28, 2017

Net tuition revenue per full-time equivalent student decreased after unrestricted tuition discount rates hit 28.7 percent.

April 25, 2017

Controversy over Alice Goffman's book lives on, with students at Pomona saying the sociologist's alleged racial insensitivities should disqualify her from a visiting professorship there.

April 12, 2017

New study suggests female professors outperform men in terms of service -- to their possible professional detriment.

April 6, 2017

Why was finding a college so difficult, asks Valerie Piro, even though all I needed was basic wheelchair access and a dorm room large enough for my physical therapy equipment?

April 6, 2017

In the wake of federal criticism of its accreditation standards, the American Bar Association sanctions another for-profit law school.

April 5, 2017

Draft policy proposed by Middle States would prohibit accredited institutions from using commissioned agents in international recruitment -- as many now do.

March 31, 2017

Ratings agency dings small university for spending big after a new president took over. As focus shifts to a budget deficit, question becomes whether Drew can cut spending while growing enrollment.

March 23, 2017

About 40 percent of students who decided not to go to their college or university of first choice cited reasons related to costs.

March 22, 2017

When the time comes to decide on a college, the factors at the forefront of a teenager’s mind will continue to remain impenetrable to even the most sophisticated empirical analyses, writes Austin Lyke.

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