Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 21, 2018
Joint degree programs between private and public colleges are being embraced as a way to meet growing demand for nurses with bachelor's degrees -- in less time.
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
November 20, 2018 - 3:06am

The power of a few kind words of encouragement.

 

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 19, 2018 - 3:05am

Bloomberg's $1.8 billion gift to Hopkins.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 16, 2018 - 3:05am

Should a college have a single college-wide attendance policy?  

Archive

April 19, 2017

A growing body of research shows that full-time college students are more likely to graduate, yet experts caution against policies that neglect part-time students.

April 11, 2017

A changing economy and professionalization is driving an increase in education requirements for child-care workers, but there are concerns about mandating higher degrees for a field that traditionally doesn't pay well.

April 4, 2017

Connecticut system hopes for big savings by running 12 campuses centrally and combining back-office functions at colleges and universities.

March 29, 2017

Associate degrees can lead to far greater wage earnings than certificates, a new report shows.

March 24, 2017

Indiana moves to focus on job training through nondegree programs.

March 22, 2017

Republican-dominated Washington wants more occupational job training as an alternative to college degrees. But higher education will remain the federal government’s primary job-training system, albeit one experts say could use a reboot.

March 17, 2017

Arkansas becomes latest state to create a free community college plan. But it limits programs of study and could require some recipients to pay back the money.

March 15, 2017

A new study points to food and housing issues that prevent many community college students from progressing.

March 14, 2017

While California considers a plan to cut tuition and lower the cost of going to college, more than 50 local free two-year initiatives are popping up across the state.

March 2, 2017

As Tennessee’s Promise program expands to include adult students, other community college scholarship programs are figuring out how to replicate its success.

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