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 20, 2018 - 1:17am

What if we applied the blended format to learning communities?

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 18, 2018 - 8:51pm

A frustration with earnings data.

 

Archive

January 27, 2017

Since losing all state funding two years ago, two large Arizona community colleges struggle with declining enrollments and budget cuts.

January 27, 2017

New nonprofit is intermediary between aviation employers and partner colleges, with tailored academic programs that could send graduates across state lines for well-paying jobs.

January 12, 2017

City College of San Francisco is struggling with money woes, dwindling enrollment and a long-running accreditation crisis, but many in the state say the college is changing for the better.

December 21, 2016

Community college leaders journey through Mississippi and Alabama in hopes of learning how the civil rights movement will help them solve today's problems.

December 19, 2016

With reaccreditation at risk, Alamo Colleges drop course based on the 7 Habits self-help book that board had approved to replace a humanities requirement.

December 9, 2016

Two private four-year universities are starting associate degree programs.

November 29, 2016

Community colleges across Texas are finding tens of thousands of high school students who are eager to take free dual-credit courses, an approach favored by the state's mostly Republican lawmakers.

November 15, 2016

A Texas community college system is hoping the appeal of free summer courses will drive students to move from part-time to full-time status, giving completion rates a boost.

November 8, 2016

New company hopes to increase number of community college transfers by offering a marketplace for students and four-year institutions to better understand degree paths.

November 7, 2016

Instructor says he was fired -- shortly after he complained to accreditor -- for refusing to water down his curriculum and requirements. Another instructor quit rather than comply.

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