Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 16, 2019
Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.
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 11, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A free copy of the survey report can downloaded free here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will discuss the report's findings and themes in a free webcast on Tuesday, May 7. Register for the webcast here.

The survey was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage Learning and Jenzabar.

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
April 24, 2019 - 2:52am

That TW and I got married.  

 

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 22, 2019 - 2:56am

Trying to put everything together.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 22, 2019 - 9:12pm

A candidate raises important questions.

Archive

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.

February 12, 2019

A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.

February 8, 2019

A new study challenges the notion that student loan debt is bad for people attending community colleges and finds that borrowing may actually increase their academic success.

January 31, 2019

The proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12 is unique. But local and national education experts say it wouldn’t work.

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