Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 20, 2019
Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.
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 20, 2019 - 3:05am

Writing off entire populations is not the way to ensure long-term prosperity.

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

So much work to do.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 18, 2019 - 3:02am

Important lessons.

Archive

September 7, 2006
CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.
August 31, 2006
Report examines key role of 2-year colleges in "career pathways" model of training employees for key local industries.
August 29, 2006
Three Hispanic employees of Rio Hondo Community College -- an institution with large Chicano enrollments -- are charging institution with illegal bias.
August 25, 2006
Compton lost its accreditation, but neighboring El Camino will keep the campus alive.
August 16, 2006
Community colleges seeking to serve working adults hold all-night parties to let students register on their own schedule.
August 15, 2006
EEOC charges that a college repeatedly rejected a successful part-timer in favor of younger applicants for a full-time slot.
August 9, 2006
While most Harper College nursing students have multiple professors, those in a new program learn mainly from a single source.
August 3, 2006
Changes in main U.S. career and technical education program largely reinforce trends already under way at community colleges.
August 1, 2006
Community college group says U.S. officials would improperly exclude students seeking certificates from new grant program.
July 21, 2006
House-Senate conference committee votes to keep Tech-Prep program separate from state grants under Perkins program.

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