Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 12, 2019
A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.
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

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
February 18, 2019 - 3:02am

Important lessons.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 18, 2019 - 10:14pm

So much work to do.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 14, 2019 - 3:12am

Florida's big move away from remedial education.

 

Archive

November 13, 2006
Faculty association and state technical college system create process to resolve disputes.
October 30, 2006
Traditional students and their adult counterparts respond differently to preparation courses in community colleges, study finds.
October 24, 2006
Faculty at a California community college picket over pay while administrators vow to keep classes going.
October 23, 2006
Inquiry into ex-president of Johnson County CC finds complaints from multiple women -- and faculty want more answers.
October 20, 2006

On election night next month, many eyes will be on Michigan, where voters will consider a proposal that would broadly ban race or sex-based affirmative action in all government programs, including college and university admissions. But while that may be the most visible state ballot measure related to higher education this year, dozens of others -- on such diverse issues as state tax and spending limits, eminent domain and gay marriage -- could significantly affect colleges and universities.

October 16, 2006
Community colleges with greater share of full-time faculty are more likely to have students who finish programs, study finds.
October 6, 2006
A new report offers practical recommendations on ways to improve math instruction at 2-year colleges.
October 4, 2006

California law alters how community colleges are financed -- and may fix problems that have plagued system since passage of Prop 13.

September 14, 2006
Is a week's lost pay appropriate penalty for math exam with question on woman named "Condoleezza" holding a watermelon?
September 7, 2006
CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.

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