Community Colleges

Community Colleges
A Black student with short hair in the stacks section of a library.
Sep 21, 2022
A new report details disparities in academic outcomes for Black community college students.
Oct 29, 2019
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.

Surveys

Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

Booklets

"Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

A copy of the booklet is available for download here, free.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This compilation was made possible in part by the support of Ellucian.

 

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September 21, 2022
A new report details disparities in academic outcomes for Black community college students.
September 20, 2022
Alabama Community College System leaders say they’ve made major strides toward stability amid rampant leadership turnover. But state lawmakers aren’t convinced the pattern won’t continue.
September 13, 2022
Transfer enrollment from two- to four-year institutions, already down in 2021, continued to fall through the second year of the pandemic, the National Student Clearinghouse finds.
September 7, 2022
Private nonprofit colleges and associations can do more to realize the potential of community college transfer to independent institutions, Loni Bordoloi Pazich, Julia Karon and Daniel Rossman write.
September 2, 2022
Coconino Community College freezes its automotive technology program after only a year because of an unsuccessful search for an instructor, an increasingly common plight for career and technical education fields.
September 1, 2022
Black, Hispanic and low-income community college students who take up to half their courses online increase their odds of completing degrees, a working paper finds. Fully online learners are less likely to earn a credential.
August 26, 2022
A new program seeks to create a pathway from California community colleges to medical schools. Advocates hope it will lead to a more diverse population of doctors and address acute physician shortages in some parts of the state.
August 24, 2022
A busy subway line in Boston is down for maintenance as fall classes begin at two community colleges in the area. College leaders worry their students will struggle to get to campus.
August 22, 2022
After Nicole Esposito was removed as CEO of Manchester Community College, she sued the Connecticut State system for gender discrimination. Now she’s won her job back.
August 18, 2022
The University of California, Los Angeles, is launching multiple research projects dedicated to addressing depression among local community college students.

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October 29, 2019

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.

October 16, 2019

The newest entity to try to close the skills gap for "working learners" will focus on curating community colleges' online offerings.

June 26, 2019

Ohio's Eastern Gateway Community College draws scrutiny from lawmakers for working with an OPM to rapidly grow online enrollment of out-of-state students.

February 27, 2019

The conference on community college transformation features discussions of bringing about systemic change, the promise of open education and the right and wrong ways to get faculty buy-in.

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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