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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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Registrars, kids, laptops and wifi.

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Evaluating three points of view on governance.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 29, 2014 - 8:58pm

When geography is mission.

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February 10, 2005

Congress offered a first glimpse Wednesday at the new federal job training program for community colleges that President Bush unveiled more than a year ago. It came as members of a House of Representatives subcommittee approved a bill to renew the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

Officials of two-year colleges generally liked what they saw.

February 9, 2005

For much of the last year, community colleges and the Bush administration have, symbolically, been dancing cheek to cheek. Given what's in the Bush administration's 2006 budget proposal, they may spend the next few months fighting toe to toe.

January 28, 2005

As enrollments at American colleges continue to soar, vaulting past the 17 million mark in fall 2002, students grow ever more likely to be black or Hispanic and female and to attend community colleges or for-profit institutions, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Education Department.

January 25, 2005

"Carnegie Classifications" -- widely used to group colleges -- are undergoing the most significant changes in their history.

January 17, 2005

I must confess to a certain bias in the discussion of the community college baccalaureate. I am one of the few individuals who has worked at two institutions -- Utah Valley State College and West Virginia University-Parkersburg -- that have left the ranks of true community colleges in order to expand their mission to include baccalaureate degrees.

January 12, 2005

A new program to ease the transfer of community college students to elite institutions is on the horizon.

January 11, 2005

The budget unveiled by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday pleased California's universities but left community colleges a little short.

January 8, 2005

The flow of athletes -- especially male basketball players -- between community colleges and Division I sports programs has been a somewhat shadowy and underreported element of the sports landscape for two decades.

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