Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 20, 2018
Going beyond placement exams allows more community college students to take and pass gateway math and English courses, but some worry about students who need remediation.
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
September 23, 2018 - 9:22pm

Grades vs. test scores.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 21, 2018 - 3:00am

Haves and have-nots.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 20, 2018 - 1:17am

What if we applied the blended format to learning communities?

Archive

October 12, 2005
Alabama's Calhoun Community College alters its class schedule to reduce students' commuting costs.
October 5, 2005
Community college enrollments are affected by relative price increases at 2- and 4-year institutions, but not for all programs, study finds.  
September 29, 2005
Capping 10-day tour, community college chief asks comedian to ease up on jokes about the institutions.
September 8, 2005

The U.S. Senate's education committee will convene today to take up its version of legislation to renew the Higher Education Act -- a bill that most college lobbyists prefer to the version passed in July by the parallel panel in the House of Representatives.

September 8, 2005
Many students whose community colleges were shut by Katrina have no good options.
September 7, 2005
A driven president pushes a community college to change radically to serve Latino students who are now its primary demographic.
August 26, 2005
Panel finds enough evidence to justify white female adjunct's challenge to hiring of black male colleague for full-time post.
August 25, 2005
College groups offer suggestions on how to improve on the House's Higher Ed Act legislation.
August 24, 2005
President to hit the road, astride her Harley, to tell Jay Leno a thing or two about the institutions he derides.
August 5, 2005
College officials, especially at 2-year institutions, fear the effects -- and see Colorado as a cautionary tale.

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