Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 22, 2019
A new report explains how and why a public-private partnership that sought to help more community college students transfer to selective universities failed.
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
May 24, 2019 - 3:02am

Strategy, financing and more.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 23, 2019 - 3:01am

Great idea after great idea.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 22, 2019 - 3:02am

How does the position work effectively?

 

Archive

May 16, 2017

Officials at Parkland College in Illinois await a judge’s decision on whether a newly elected college board member can keep her job as a faculty member.

May 12, 2017

Florida’s Legislature looks to shake up the state’s two-year college system once again by cutting funds for developmental education, capping bachelor's degree programs and creating a new oversight board.

May 10, 2017

Other institutions can learn from historically black colleges by using culturally responsive teaching to improve developmental education success rates for minority students, new report finds.

May 9, 2017

Unusual foundation grant will pay for community colleges and four-year institutions to improve their transfer pathways, with goal of 30 percent bump in four-year degrees earned by community college graduates.

May 5, 2017

A new paper finds students don’t leave postsecondary education when the for-profit institution they attend is sanctioned by federal agencies. They move into the public sector.

April 28, 2017

Community college faces students upset that they can't be licensed after a professor -- fired this week -- reportedly didn't have time to deal with accreditor, despite having time to teach online at two for-profit institutions.

April 25, 2017

Demand surges for graduates of career and technical programs at two-year colleges, yet vocational education continues to struggle with an image problem and a deep gender imbalance.

April 24, 2017

Community colleges in New York and California are hoping to replicate the success of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which has doubled completion rates.

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.

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