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Highlights from Higher Ed: International Apps, Enrollment Totals for Spring and Engineering Diversity

International applications increase Forty-three percent of colleges reported an increase in applications from international students from 2020, according to a survey from the Institute of International Education Colleges. A majority (90%) expect to offer in-person learning for international students in the fall, and many institutions Read More

8 Ways to be an Ally to the LGBTQIA+ Community During Pride Month and Beyond

You don't need to be a member of the LGBTQIA+ community to support and celebrate Pride Month Throughout the month of June, Liaison is running a special blog series to celebrate Pride Month. Our first post addressed the history of the holiday and the fact Read More

Moving Applicants Down the Funnel at The University of Oklahoma Price College of Business

Before the University of Oklahoma’s Price College of Business (“OU Price”) adopted BusinessCAS two years ago, “our application was not the most user friendly, and the user experience was not great,” said Erin Wolfe, Senior Director of the Center for Graduate Student Success. In addition Read More

Refocusing on the Student Experience: Recruitment to Enrollment to Success!

Today’s students have come to expect a modern application experience that engages them with personalized messages and speedy replies. At the same time, admissions professionals understand the importance of using the right data and tools to create the most effective and holistic application and review Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: New High School Grads, What Employers Want, Ending Masks and Increased Technology Adoption

New high school grad enrollment affected by the pandemic The College Board, using data from the National Student Clearinghouse, found differences between Community Colleges and four-year institutions in recent high school graduate enrollment. Community Colleges lost more would-be incoming students who are lower-income and lower-achieving, and those Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Change Strategies, New Technology, Student Health and State Funding

Navigating change: strategies for higher education leadership For those in higher education leadership, navigating rapid change is a fast-approaching challenge. What are some strategies to navigate these changes to create a learning experience that leaves no one feeling short-changed? “We have the creativity of thousands Read More

Celebrate with Pride!

Liaison’s new blog series highlights the LGBTQIA+ community and its members' experience in higher ed. Throughout 2021, Liaison has acknowledged and celebrated the contributions of historically underrepresented communities by hosting blog series on Black History Month, Women’s History Month and Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Scholarship, HBCU Initiative, Tuition Discounts and Online Learning Success

Exposing great scholarship at community colleges The Community College Practice-Research-Policy Exchange wants to draw the attention of more scholars to open-access colleges. “We have so much good work going on inside colleges that often goes undiscovered if we don't find that practitioner voice and give Read More

How to Keep the Lessons of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month Alive

Free online resources celebrate AAPI heritage all year long Throughout May, Liaison has been running a special blog series to celebrate Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Our previous posts have addressed Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders’ access to higher education, Read More

Snapshots of Success: CAS Applicant Diversity Data

The numbers of international and minority applicants using a Centralized Application Service have increased steadily in recent years. As more graduate programs strive to increase the diversity of their applicant pools and student bodies, many of their admission leaders are wondering if they'll be able Read More