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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

February 7, 2017

If a high school senior displays a swastika at his school, should colleges be told? A teacher is being punished for doing just that.

February 3, 2017

As many Northeastern colleges fear enrollment declines, Lehigh University charts ambitious growth plan including 1,000 additional undergraduates, 100 more faculty members and a new college of health.

January 24, 2017

Robert Massa contends that early-decision admissions programs do not, in fact, necessarily act against the inclusion of disadvantaged students at the nation’s most prestigious institutions.

January 19, 2017

Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

January 19, 2017

Kent Barnds takes stock of the impact of a major change in the financial aid and student recruitment timetable.

January 13, 2017

Large grant to organization of black colleges reignites debate about taking funds from leading foe of government spending, on which the colleges and many students depend.

January 12, 2017

The disadvantage they confer on low-income students is a fatal flaw, argues Harold O. Levy.

January 5, 2017

Presidents of public institutions in New York say they welcome Governor Cuomo's plan and could find ways to enroll many more. But they still have questions.

December 20, 2016

Figures Simmons provided U.S. News about a nursing program were so wrong it was declared "unranked," but the college kept badge of honor on its website.

December 16, 2016

Tulane’s technology team sent 130 applicants welcome messages, giving them their university email addresses and passwords. Turns out, these applicants hadn’t been admitted.

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