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 18, 2008

In midst of budget crisis, New Jersey lawmakers vote to limit access to popular college aid programs and to require some grant recipients to pick up more of tuition tab.

December 15, 2008

Students aren't flocking to programs to cram a full courseload in one day, but the ability to be on campus just two days a week may have staying power.

December 5, 2008

Some community colleges are waiving tuition for the unemployed, as their numbers grow nationwide.

December 3, 2008

Kentucky community college system leaders have plan to eliminate traditional job security for all new faculty hires.

December 2, 2008

After years of planning, Borough of Manhattan Community College is decontaminating, demolishing and rebuilding one of its marquee buildings damaged by debris from World Trade Center 7.

November 24, 2008

Board issues plan to adopt "Academic Bill of Rights," end faculty control of curriculum, and give trustees authority over student newspaper content and outside speakers.

November 21, 2008

Minnesota community college hosts a full-fledged high school on its campus, where students take career-oriented courses while earning college credits. The model is catching on.

November 17, 2008

New data from engagement survey suggest that two-year institutions need to have higher expectations of students -- especially outside of the classroom.

November 12, 2008

A new plan -- involving hundreds of millions of dollars -- will focus on completion rates and performance-based incentives.

November 3, 2008

Texas community college district opts to cut rate at which property owners are charged.

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