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Jun 05, 2020
Incoming and current college students are being reported to their universities for racist speech on social media related to national discussions on police brutality and racial injustice.

Surveys

Sept. 23, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of College and University Admissions Officers was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. 

You may download a full survey report here.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the surveys. Sign up here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Salesforce, Collegis Education, ETS TOEFL and RaiseMe.

Booklets

"Enrollment Concerns" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles. You may download a copy here, free.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Wednesday, June 17, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

Support for this valuable resource was provided by D2L.

Archive

January 12, 2016

Community college in Washington State increasingly relies on international student revenue, but some faculty worry it is moving away from its mission of serving local residents.

January 12, 2016

The most selective colleges are failing to enroll more low-income students, so the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is calling for a "poverty preference" in college admissions.

January 6, 2016

What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.

December 21, 2015

Potential master's student at NYU asked for application fee waiver and shared email rejecting request on Twitter. Critics see example of policy that deters low-income applicants.

November 30, 2015

A new statewide initiative automatically admits graduating seniors to college in Idaho.

November 25, 2015

Study finds notable drop in proportion of recent high school graduates from bottom 20 percent of family incomes who are enrolling in college.

November 25, 2015

How high is too high a discount to offer students? Nearly 10 percent of colleges have rates of 60 percent or more. For some it appears to be a sign of distress, yet others see a strategy.

November 24, 2015

Tennessee Promise drives dramatic increases in freshman enrollments at the state's two-year institutions.

October 27, 2015

Why do admissions professionals engage in certain practices that some people question? W. Kent Barnds provides some answers.

October 27, 2015

Study finds that for applicants to U of California, race and ethnicity now influence scores more than family income and parental education levels. Could findings change debate over affirmative action?

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