After the Supreme Court’s ruling on the consideration of race in postsecondary admissions, Inside Higher Ed and Hanover Research partnered to survey presidents and understand their opinions on the ruling and its implications on admissions.
According to Inside Higher Ed’s 2023 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors (conducted in conjunction with Hanover Research), less than half of institutions met new student enrollment goals by May 1, and only 21 percent of those missing targets then met them by June 1.
The Education Advisory Board (EAB) has released a new paper that provides insights on how the pandemic has changed college searches and recruitment for “Gen P,” the generation of students whose college decisions were impacted by their pandemic experience.
e College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) has released a new report on the college admissions workforce, arguing that as higher education is undergoing unprecedented change, colleges and universities should take this opportunity to reconsider the future of their admissions departments.
Researchers from the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) recently released a short report on considerations around direct admissions policies. Direct admissions is a method to admit students to an institution while circumventing the traditional student application process.
ACE partnered with researchers from the USC Rossier School of Education to field a national survey of college and university presidents to better understand their viewpoints on college admissions and public trust in higher education. Read the survey results along with some equity-focused strategies that could strengthen the process.
The National Student Clearinghouse Research Center has launched a series called Stay Informed, which examines how enrollment has shifted as a result of COVID-19 and compares enrollment data for May through July 2020 with enrollment data from the last two years.
ACE Vice President and General Counsel Peter G. McDonough talks with four experts on diversity in admissions policy about the recent district court decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. Harvard.
In wake of the recent college admissions scandal, former Tulane President Scott Cowen writes that it’s time to own up to our mistakes, close admissions loopholes, and rethink what it means to be elite.