Leader of California's new online community college resigns after less than a year

After less than a year on the job, Heather Hiles is stepping down as CEO of Calbright College, California's new online-only community college.


SNHU steps up state-level competition

A statewide credit-transfer deal between Pennsylvania community colleges and Southern New Hampshire University could put pressure on the state’s relatively pricey public institutions.


Virginia's plan to cover tuition and basic needs for community college students

Virginia may join the ranks of states that have made community colleges tuition-free this year, but the state is taking a different approach by providing grants for basic needs.


Community college looks abroad and to faith groups to boost enrollment

Community college in New York is betting on partnerships with other countries and local faith organizations to increase its sagging enrollment.


A new (Jesuit) model for community colleges

Arrupe College, a two-year institution attached to Loyola Chicago, surpasses its public counterparts in typical benchmarks of student success. Now, the Jesuits plan to spread the model elsewhere.


Completion rates still rising, new data show, but at slower pace

The latest report from the National Student Clearinghouse finds completion rates still rising across all sectors in higher education, but with a slowing pace.


Addressing food insecurity through social enterprise

Los Angeles-based Everytable takes on campus food insecurity with healthy meals, SmartFridges and donations.


Conference highlights successes in developmental education reform

Researchers and higher education professionals discuss how far reforms to developmental education have come -- and how far they have to go.


New data on the 36 million Americans who left college without a credential

Report features broad new data on 36 million Americans who left college without a credential, including 3.8 million who returned to college in the last five years, nearly one million of whom completed.


Interview with IBM official about the company's 'new-collar' push to look beyond college degrees

The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.


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