Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jul 25, 2014
A leaked email shows a community college president's attempt to pressure a governor for $20 million in state funds -- even though the college had already finished the project for which the money was appropriated.  

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Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 27, 2014 - 9:19pm

Another perspective on couples and hiring.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 17, 2014 - 9:38pm

Creating vs. analyzing, and a supervillain to be taken seriously.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 16, 2014 - 9:18pm

A full critique of a new book about community colleges.

 

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February 28, 2012

New study finds that one-third of students attend at least two colleges. Their most common transfer destination: community colleges.

February 27, 2012

More upper-middle-class students are choosing community college right out of high school, and they expect a full undergrad experience.

February 21, 2012

Courses on how to learn and manage college life can boost graduation rates. The classes are catching on -- slowly -- at community colleges, but face resistance.

February 20, 2012

DePaul's new community college partnership aims to eliminate the mysteries behind transferring.

February 2, 2012

New study finds that community college students often don't take advantage of academic support that could help get them to graduation. The solution may be to make those offerings required.

January 16, 2012

City Colleges of Chicago have a 7 percent graduation rate. If that number doesn't go up, the system's chancellor, presidents and trustees could lose their jobs.

January 13, 2012

The president of a private liberal arts university takes the helm at a community college. It's a rare career move, but the two institutions -- and the two jobs -- have a lot in common.

January 5, 2012

While California's community college system debates how to ration student access, two of its institutions have begun the sometimes-painful process.

December 23, 2011

New Montgomery College math lab takes increasingly popular "emporium" approach to remedial math, where professors change their role to boost student success.

December 21, 2011

Community college enrollment drops slightly, but two-year institutions remain crowded after years of record growth.

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