Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 16, 2019
Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.
Feb 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.

Surveys

April 11, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A free copy of the survey report can downloaded free here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will discuss the report's findings and themes in a free webcast on Tuesday, May 7. Register for the webcast here.

The survey was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage Learning and Jenzabar.

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
April 17, 2019 - 3:05am

The real student loan crisis.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 16, 2019 - 3:02am

BOGO., financial challenges and more.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 14, 2019 - 9:15pm

Getting there, the theme, and the important issues.

 

Archive

April 17, 2019

The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges to the system's accreditor.

April 16, 2019

Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.

April 15, 2019

AACC is helping community colleges answer President Trump's call for more apprenticeship programs and partnerships with businesses.

April 15, 2019

After University of Colorado system announces finalist as president, critics note antigay votes when he was in Congress and controversies as leader of University of North Dakota.

April 12, 2019

Community college presidents believe they should be allowed to award bachelor's degree to reach students left behind by traditional four-year institutions. Growing evidence says they're right, Mary Alice McCarthy writes.

April 9, 2019

Community college students perform better and are more engaged when they have a positive attitude, or "growth mind-set," about learning and improving.

March 29, 2019

New research on Florida's remedial education law shows more students are taking and passing college-level courses. Despite the progress, researchers still see significant numbers of students failing and can't explain why.

March 21, 2019

Designed to cut through the “alphabet soup” of public university acronyms in Florida, bold new University of South Florida bull logo gets mixed reviews. Many say it reminds them of Merrill Lynch.

March 21, 2019

Strengthening connections between credit and noncredit work-force programs at community colleges would be beneficial for students, writes Jim Jacobs.

March 19, 2019

Financial firm rolls out $350 million for career education programs in high-demand fields, following a previous $250 million in similar grants.

Pages

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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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