Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 20, 2018
Going beyond placement exams allows more community college students to take and pass gateway math and English courses, but some worry about students who need remediation.
May 09, 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.

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
September 23, 2018 - 9:22pm

Grades vs. test scores.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 21, 2018 - 3:00am

Haves and have-nots.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 20, 2018 - 1:17am

What if we applied the blended format to learning communities?

Archive

July 18, 2018

More can be done at both the student and leadership level to encourage greater understanding, collaboration and integration across different sectors of the same higher education system, write Ross Gittell and Julie Johnson.

July 17, 2018

Some faculty members at Los Angeles community colleges question the lack of black leaders on the district's board and among their presidents.

June 27, 2018

Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.

June 21, 2018

Some researchers are warning community colleges that enrollment isn't expected to improve, even as they grapple with declines in state funding and demand for better performance and outcomes.

June 12, 2018

The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges.

June 7, 2018

After becoming the first public college in California to lose accreditation, Compton College is preparing to stand on its own once again.

June 6, 2018

The world's largest social media company is partnering with community colleges and sharing a curriculum for digital advertising and media training.

June 4, 2018

After the accreditor for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system pushed back on plans to consolidate the state's 12 community colleges, some faculty groups are calling for new leadership and more funding.

May 31, 2018

A social justice curriculum paired with student support services and specially trained faculty members has helped two San Francisco-based colleges increase completion rates.

May 17, 2018

A two-year college in Ohio will award students a free second year of tuition if they successfully finish their first year while completing at least 30 credit hours.

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