Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Aug 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?
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
August 14, 2018 - 2:55am

Conversation types and conflicts.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
August 13, 2018 - 2:10am

On New York's free college program, and who actually benefits.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
August 9, 2018 - 9:05pm

Youth politics.

 

Archive

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.

July 17, 2018

Some faculty members at Los Angeles community colleges question the lack of black leaders on the district's board and among their presidents.

June 27, 2018

Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.

June 21, 2018

Some researchers are warning community colleges that enrollment isn't expected to improve, even as they grapple with declines in state funding and demand for better performance and outcomes.

June 12, 2018

The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges.

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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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