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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July 17, 2008

Research released in new book argues that a set of nuanced issues -- such as assignments that take female professors away from scholarly inquiry -- limit their advancement.

July 14, 2008

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday signed legislation that raises the limit on how much individual part-time faculty members can work at any one community college from 60 percent to 67 percent of a full-time professor's load.

July 11, 2008

Some two-year institutions are introducing capstone courses, long used at four-year liberal arts colleges, to culminate the community college experience.

July 9, 2008

As more states and employers embrace Career Readiness Certificates, many community colleges shift role in job training and adopt new forms of testing.

July 8, 2008

Tuition usually goes helps to pay faculty salaries. But at California's Santa Ana College, some professors are paying their students' tuition.

July 2, 2008

A Tennessee community college is offering students the option of maintaining full-time status by taking classes only on Fridays.

June 23, 2008

The right incentives could be used to truly make it possible for community college students to go on to four-year institutions, writes Kevin Carey.

June 19, 2008

Report reviews strategies on recruitment, retention among other issues.

June 17, 2008

The University of Phoenix came to dominate professional education for adults. Now its online two-year degree granting arm has grown to more than 100,000 enrollments.

June 17, 2008

A college official charged with making sure faculty degrees are legitimate finds himself doubting the legitimacy of his own doctorate.

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