Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jan 10, 2019
New report says federal agencies should improve public awareness of food assistance programs to help combat hunger among college students.
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
January 17, 2019 - 9:22pm

Is there a better way than the "sham" search?

Confessions of a Community College Dean
January 16, 2019 - 3:12am

When aid packages don't add up.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
January 16, 2019 - 9:04pm

A struggling college and the success of community college transfer students.

Archive

November 14, 2018

More Pell Grant recipients attended community colleges last summer, survey finds, after the federal government reinstated eligibility for year-round grants.

November 12, 2018

In what critics say is another bad decision for the U of Louisville Foundation, it's suing a professor it partnered with to launch a failed personalized medicine lab.

November 6, 2018

Prison education programs are thriving and enjoy bipartisan backing, but colleges say they could do more with federal and state funding.

October 29, 2018

A new study shows few student achievements from an innovative initiative in Tennessee that moved college math remediation back to high school.

October 24, 2018

Colleges are hoping a new initiative will help them encourage former students who stopped out to return and complete their degrees.

October 19, 2018

Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.

October 17, 2018

New annual data from the College Board show that college tuition and fees have moderated since the recession, with public college prices dropping slightly this year. But they may rise again soon.

October 16, 2018

Some community colleges have found innovative partnerships with their public housing authorities may help combat student homelessness.

October 12, 2018

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

October 3, 2018

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

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