Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 19, 2018
A Texas community college system has had some success offering free summer courses to encourage students to pursue full-time status, but questions remain about why more students aren't taking up the offer.
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.

Archive

September 19, 2018

A Texas community college system has had some success offering free summer courses to encourage students to pursue full-time status, but questions remain about why more students aren't taking up the offer.

August 28, 2018

Officials at Boston’s Bunker Hill Community College are finding that students are more likely to re-enroll in learning communities that offer mentors and additional advising.

August 24, 2018

Tennessee's tuition-free community college program is proving popular with adults. 

August 15, 2018

Large childcare provider offers free tuition for day care center workers to pursue degrees in early childhood education -- with strings attached.

August 14, 2018

Experts say pressure to succeed in big-time football is behind reports of thrown weights, repeated verbal abuse and more at Maryland. Did it take a student's death to capture attention?

August 10, 2018

Early results for a study of CUNY Start program finds students outperform their peers in developmental courses.

August 7, 2018

Houston area colleges and universities are working across sectors and sharing information and data to improve student outcomes.

August 1, 2018

A growing number of states are experimenting with different ways to encourage students to take more credits.

July 19, 2018

A Chicago-based nonprofit is opening a private two-year institution aimed at Latino immigrants.

July 18, 2018

More can be done at both the student and leadership level to encourage greater understanding, collaboration and integration across different sectors of the same higher education system, write Ross Gittell and Julie Johnson.

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May 9, 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.

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