Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 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.
May 09, 2018
The mostly online Rio Salado College pushes back on a critique of its graduation rates, while nonprofit colleges may be feeling more heat about their results amid the collapse of for-profits.

Surveys

The role of the community college president is evolving as two-year leaders say they're facing financial, enrollment and completion challenges in Inside Higher Ed's fourth annual survey.

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
June 22, 2018 - 3:09am

Milestones.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 20, 2018 - 9:05pm

It's hard to achieve the best of both worlds.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 19, 2018 - 2:55am

On AP exams and those who take them.

 

Archive

May 31, 2017

For community colleges, high school students are a growing population to serve, but some fear a lack of financial base for the programs amid fears they may be masking large declines in other enrollments.

May 22, 2017

Despite the frequent loss of credits, transferring from a community college to a university is less expensive than starting at a four-year institution, a new study finds.

May 19, 2017

Boston-area nonprofit will pay gang members who want to go to college and get off the street, with a goal of improving communities.

May 16, 2017

Officials at Parkland College in Illinois await a judge’s decision on whether a newly elected college board member can keep her job as a faculty member.

May 12, 2017

Florida’s Legislature looks to shake up the state’s two-year college system once again by cutting funds for developmental education, capping bachelor's degree programs and creating a new oversight board.

May 10, 2017

Other institutions can learn from historically black colleges by using culturally responsive teaching to improve developmental education success rates for minority students, new report finds.

May 9, 2017

Unusual foundation grant will pay for community colleges and four-year institutions to improve their transfer pathways, with goal of 30 percent bump in four-year degrees earned by community college graduates.

May 5, 2017

A new paper finds students don’t leave postsecondary education when the for-profit institution they attend is sanctioned by federal agencies. They move into the public sector.

April 28, 2017

Community college faces students upset that they can't be licensed after a professor -- fired this week -- reportedly didn't have time to deal with accreditor, despite having time to teach online at two for-profit institutions.

April 25, 2017

Demand surges for graduates of career and technical programs at two-year colleges, yet vocational education continues to struggle with an image problem and a deep gender imbalance.

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