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

April 20, 2018

The state expands tuition-free scholarship beyond traditional-age students -- as other states follow suit -- and gets a larger than anticipated response from adult workers.

April 19, 2018

Holding tuition flat since 2012-13 has raised the land-grant university’s profile and helped it grow, but it is fueling competition for resources by academic departments -- and Purdue is still working to enroll more students from Indiana.

April 17, 2018

A community college's ban of a former adjunct turned city councilman prevents city meetings on campus.

April 13, 2018

Community colleges typically enroll a broad range of students, but many are doubling down on efforts to promote diversity and inclusion even as they face resistance -- sometimes from within their own ranks.

April 12, 2018

Survey findings suggest one in five college students pours extra financial aid dollars into trendy yet risky investments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

April 10, 2018

City Colleges of Chicago looks to create fairer tuition system by decreasing the rate for part-time students, but some worry the changes could weaken an incentive to go full-time.

April 2, 2018

Historically black technical college in South Carolina may close due to sharp enrollment drops, raising questions about whether it receives adequate support and concerns about the hole it might leave.

March 23, 2018

President Trump, in forum on issues facing young people, extols vocational training and repeats comments that many educators said reflected ignorance of the two-year sector. He also says he is more popular on college campuses than most realize.

March 20, 2018

An Arizona community college wants to tackle poverty by helping its students and faculty members celebrate being the first in their families to attend college.

March 20, 2018

Eloy Ortiz Oakley says California’s online community college will be a better public alternative to for-profit colleges for the “stranded workers” traditional college systems struggle to serve.

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