Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jan 10, 2019
New report says federal agencies should improve public awareness of food assistance programs to help combat hunger among college students.
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
January 17, 2019 - 9:22pm

Is there a better way than the "sham" search?

Confessions of a Community College Dean
January 16, 2019 - 3:12am

When aid packages don't add up.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
January 16, 2019 - 9:04pm

A struggling college and the success of community college transfer students.

Archive

October 3, 2018

A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.

October 1, 2018

Peralta Community Colleges find themselves in a catch-22 as they allege financial mismanagement by administrators and campaign for more public funding for the system.

September 27, 2018

New report highlights the different methods and ways community colleges offer first-year experience programs to students.

September 26, 2018

Proposals for tuition-free college programs shift to meet the needs of the state while also exhibiting qualities of more successful existing initiatives.

September 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.

September 19, 2018

A Texas community college system has had some success offering free summer courses to encourage students to pursue full-time status, but questions remain about why more students aren't taking up the offer.

August 28, 2018

Officials at Boston’s Bunker Hill Community College are finding that students are more likely to re-enroll in learning communities that offer mentors and additional advising.

August 24, 2018

Tennessee's tuition-free community college program is proving popular with adults. 

August 15, 2018

Large childcare provider offers free tuition for day care center workers to pursue degrees in early childhood education -- with strings attached.

August 14, 2018

Experts say pressure to succeed in big-time football is behind reports of thrown weights, repeated verbal abuse and more at Maryland. Did it take a student's death to capture attention?

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