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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December 14, 2011

Texas Association of Business goes after community college graduation rates with a campaign that was influenced by Complete College America.

December 13, 2011

Valencia College wins inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, another sign that foundations and lawmakers are emphasizing completion rates for community colleges.

December 8, 2011

Citing severe state budget woes, community college leaders are pessimistic about the feasibility of the push to graduate more students, survey finds.

December 1, 2011

Community colleges want to track their performance with new accountability standards, while also sending a signal that they're serious about transparency.

November 22, 2011

Whitman professors find it inappropriate that the foundation, following a grant for a lecture, requested students' e-mail addresses.

November 22, 2011

Connecticut is merging higher education systems to save money and improve degree production. The still-forming board is working to convince community colleges they won't get lost in the shuffle.

November 21, 2011

An influential foundation says Massachusetts' community colleges need to do better on workforce development, and calls for more direct oversight by the state.

November 17, 2011

Occupy Seattle picked Seattle Central Community College as its home. Protesters claim solidarity with the college, but tensions rise as campus administrators want them to leave.

November 4, 2011

Faculty members at community college in Texas are upset because they fear that district wants to do away with tenure; it has already instituted new rule to punish professors who grumble.

November 2, 2011

Should colleges outsource parking? Plans to do so at Ohio State anger professors.

 

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