Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 21, 2019
Designed to cut through the “alphabet soup” of public university acronyms in Florida, bold new University of South Florida bull logo gets mixed reviews. Many say it reminds them of Merrill Lynch.
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 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
March 20, 2019 - 3:05am

It’s hard to focus on, say, microbiology when you don’t know where your next meal is coming from.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 20, 2019 - 9:23pm

Layers, costs and careers.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 19, 2019 - 3:02am

Florida's idea of surveying faculty members on their politics.

 

Archive

June 27, 2018

Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.

June 21, 2018

Some researchers are warning community colleges that enrollment isn't expected to improve, even as they grapple with declines in state funding and demand for better performance and outcomes.

June 12, 2018

The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges.

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.

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