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

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

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

Highlights from Higher Ed: The Higher Ed/Business Connection and Alternative Funding

Online Portal Connects Ohio Businesses with Higher Ed Institutions The Ohio Department of Higher Education has unveiled a new online portal called the Ohio Innovation Exchange. The portal, which cost nearly $1.5 million to create, compiles data from Ohio State University, Ohio University and other Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Recession Preparations and Declining MBA Apps

Do White Admissions Counselors Look for the “Right Kind” of Black Students? A new study by Ted Thornhill, an assistant professor of sociology at Florida Gulf Coast University, revealed that 26% of white admissions counselors are less likely to respond to the emails of black Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: IHE’s Annual Survey and Highest Paying Majors

Black Students Most Disadvantaged in the Deep South A new report published by the University of Southern California reveals that black public university students in Louisiana and Mississippi, the two U.S. states with the highest percentage of African-American residents, are among the most disadvantaged nationwide. Read More

Get to Know One of Our Cal State Apply Early Giveaway Winners

Last year, in partnership with the California State University (CSU), Liaison offered three $5,000 prizes in the Cal State Apply Early Giveaway. The giveaway rewarded three applicants who applied early with a scholarship which could be used for educational expenses including tuition, fees, books, housing and Read More

Highlights from Higher Ed: Nontraditional Needs and Success without School

Meeting Nontraditional Needs 500 adults are currently earning bachelor’s degrees part time through the University of Pennsylvania. In an effort to better serve nontraditional students, the school will be making history by offering the first online bachelor’s degree at an Ivy League college beginning in Read More