Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 21, 2019
Designed to cut through the “alphabet soup” of public university acronyms in Florida, bold new University of South Florida bull logo gets mixed reviews. Many say it reminds them of Merrill Lynch.
Feb 27, 2019
The conference on community college transformation features discussions of bringing about systemic change, the promise of open education and the right and wrong ways to get faculty buy-in.

Surveys

April 27, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Download a free copy of the survey report here.

On May 22, Inside Higher Ed presented a webcast to discuss the survey’s results. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Jenzabar and McGraw-Hill Education.

Booklets

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 22, 2019 - 3:02am

Responding to "no fair"; concepts of meritocracy; "Network" on Broadway.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 20, 2019 - 9:23pm

Layers, costs and careers.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 20, 2019 - 3:05am

It’s hard to focus on, say, microbiology when you don’t know where your next meal is coming from.

Archive

March 21, 2019

Designed to cut through the “alphabet soup” of public university acronyms in Florida, bold new University of South Florida bull logo gets mixed reviews. Many say it reminds them of Merrill Lynch.

March 21, 2019

Strengthening connections between credit and noncredit work-force programs at community colleges would be beneficial for students, writes Jim Jacobs.

March 19, 2019

Financial firm rolls out $350 million for career education programs in high-demand fields, following a previous $250 million in similar grants.

March 12, 2019

States are embracing undocumented immigrant students as colleges expand tuition-free programs.

March 11, 2019

Study documents extent of instruction (and large class sizes).

March 8, 2019

We must stop expecting less of the millions of capable community college students who want the finest possible education, Wick Sloane argues.

February 28, 2019

The influential presidents of two of the country's largest and most prominent community colleges are stepping down.

February 25, 2019

Community colleges are realizing that addressing racial and income equity are the missing pieces to improving completion rates. And Achieving the Dream wants to help them eliminate that inequity.

February 20, 2019

Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

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Archive

February 27, 2019

The conference on community college transformation features discussions of bringing about systemic change, the promise of open education and the right and wrong ways to get faculty buy-in.

May 9, 2018

The mostly online Rio Salado College pushes back on a critique of its graduation rates, while nonprofit colleges may be feeling more heat about their results amid the collapse of for-profits.

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