Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 16, 2019
Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.
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
April 24, 2019 - 2:52am

That TW and I got married.  

 

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 22, 2019 - 2:56am

Trying to put everything together.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 22, 2019 - 9:12pm

A candidate raises important questions.

Archive

November 15, 2018

An investigation into a Texas community college found that administrators improperly changed nursing students' grades from failing to passing.

November 14, 2018

More Pell Grant recipients attended community colleges last summer, survey finds, after the federal government reinstated eligibility for year-round grants.

November 12, 2018

In what critics say is another bad decision for the U of Louisville Foundation, it's suing a professor it partnered with to launch a failed personalized medicine lab.

November 6, 2018

Prison education programs are thriving and enjoy bipartisan backing, but colleges say they could do more with federal and state funding.

October 29, 2018

A new study shows few student achievements from an innovative initiative in Tennessee that moved college math remediation back to high school.

October 24, 2018

Colleges are hoping a new initiative will help them encourage former students who stopped out to return and complete their degrees.

October 19, 2018

Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.

October 17, 2018

New annual data from the College Board show that college tuition and fees have moderated since the recession, with public college prices dropping slightly this year. But they may rise again soon.

October 16, 2018

Some community colleges have found innovative partnerships with their public housing authorities may help combat student homelessness.

October 12, 2018

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

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