Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 20, 2019
Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.
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
February 22, 2019 - 2:55am

Trustees, degrees, slang.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 20, 2019 - 3:05am

Writing off entire populations is not the way to ensure long-term prosperity.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 18, 2019 - 3:02am

Important lessons.

Archive

February 20, 2019

Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 12, 2019

A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.

February 8, 2019

A new study challenges the notion that student loan debt is bad for people attending community colleges and finds that borrowing may actually increase their academic success.

January 31, 2019

The proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12 is unique. But local and national education experts say it wouldn’t work.

January 28, 2019

Small-college leaders share how their institutions have attempted to ward off enrollment crises before they happen.

January 18, 2019

Despite a plan to cut a third of classes, City College of San Francisco is growing.

January 10, 2019

New report says federal agencies should improve public awareness of food assistance programs to help combat hunger among college students.

January 3, 2019

Some California community colleges are turning down state money for free tuition to avoid participating in the federal loan program.

December 21, 2018

Major education foundations aren't waiting for Congress to provide data needed to better analyze and serve students. They've partnered to get the data themselves and are encouraging more colleges to join them.

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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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