Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 15, 2018
An investigation into a Texas community college found that administrators improperly changed nursing students' grades from failing to passing.
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
November 19, 2018 - 3:05am

Bloomberg's $1.8 billion gift to Hopkins.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 16, 2018 - 3:05am

Should a college have a single college-wide attendance policy?  

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 15, 2018 - 3:05am

Anything that delays grades creates issues.

Archive

June 7, 2018

After becoming the first public college in California to lose accreditation, Compton College is preparing to stand on its own once again.

June 6, 2018

The world's largest social media company is partnering with community colleges and sharing a curriculum for digital advertising and media training.

June 4, 2018

After the accreditor for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system pushed back on plans to consolidate the state's 12 community colleges, some faculty groups are calling for new leadership and more funding.

May 31, 2018

A social justice curriculum paired with student support services and specially trained faculty members has helped two San Francisco-based colleges increase completion rates.

May 17, 2018

A two-year college in Ohio will award students a free second year of tuition if they successfully finish their first year while completing at least 30 credit hours.

May 9, 2018

A new analysis sheds light on the need to help students who are 75 percent of the way toward a degree but are at risk of dropping out.

May 3, 2018

Tidewater Community College is one of many two-year institutions around the country that are shedding employees as they cope with broad enrollment declines.

May 2, 2018

Despite filing federal applications and being eligible for aid, many low-income students in California are going without millions of dollars in Pell Grants.

May 1, 2018

Facing increasing student loan default rates, Indiana's community college system has focused on helping students with their financial literacy.

April 30, 2018

If community colleges are going to close achievement gaps, they need to better accommodate part-time students, report says.

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