Highlights from Higher Ed: IT Budgets and Artificial Intelligence

U.S. News & World Report Reveals Top 10 Most Applied To Schools U.S. News surveyed more than 1,800 colleges and universities for their 2018 survey of undergraduate programs. According to their findings, eight of the 10 undergraduate institutions with the most applicants are public schools based in Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Standardized Tests and Greek Life

SAT replaces ACT as most widely used admissions test For the first time in seven years, more graduating seniors took the SAT than the ACT.  Nearly 2 million U.S. students in the class of 2018 took the SAT during high school, compared with 1.91 million Read More

3 Ways Participating Associations Can Make the Most of Health Professions Week

Health Professions Week (HPW) is an exciting, week-long event for high school and college students interested in learning more about careers in the health professions. This dynamic event, which takes place November 5th through 9th this year, gives associations and organizations in the health professions Read More

As Business School Applications Drop, Associate Deans Need Time to Focus on Strategy, Not Logistics

You’re an associate dean at a business school. For years, you never questioned that your school would fill the seats in its classrooms. After all, the admissions process was highly selective, with demand always far outpacing supply. But in October 2018, recruitment is suddenly an Read More

3 Ways EngineeringCAS Can Help You Build the Next Class of Peace Engineers

The World Engineering Education Forum and Global Engineering Deans Council 2018 conference kicks off on November 12th in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and for the first time, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies (IFEES) and the Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) will conduct their annual Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed Special Edition: The Diversity Imperative

Across disciplines, higher ed institutions are dedicated to increasing access to opportunities for those from different backgrounds. In this edition of Higher Ed by the Numbers, we’re highlighting the progress that’s been made towards diversifying higher ed — and the work that’s yet to be Read More

3 Ways Liaison’s EMP™ Has Made Strategic Enrollment Management Easier for Universities

In November, Liaison will be heading to AACRAO’s Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Conference in Washington, D.C. This conference will bring together enrollment managers, academic advisors, budget officers and admissions professionals from across the country to discuss the ways strategic enrollment is changing. Read on for Read More

Behind the Scenes: Preparing for Health Professions Week

Now in its third year, Health Professions Week offers an opportunity for prospective students to explore more than 20 different health care careers. In this article, we explore the week’s origins and how it’s evolving to help attract more applicants to a variety of health-related Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Hurricanes and Joint Amicus Briefs

Hurricanes Hold High Schoolers Back — Again In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, high schools in the Florida Panhandle are struggling to figure out a way forward. While determinations have already been made regarding advancement and graduation for seniors, it's uncertain how long underclassmen (your Read More

Managing Change in Admissions Technology and Processes

If you’re trying to implement change at an institution of higher education, you may feel like a fish swimming against the current. Dr. Keith Mock, vice president for enrollment management at Faulkner University and Dr. Suzanne Sharp, Liaison’s executive director for enrollment management consulting (and Read More