Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Oct 17, 2017
The new status quo may be more calls by state lawmakers for better completion rates and work-force outcomes.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

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
October 22, 2017 - 9:16pm

We can do better.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 19, 2017 - 9:15pm

California's plan for a year of free community college.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 18, 2017 - 9:08pm

What’s the best way to handle students who register at the last possible moment?

Archive

October 17, 2017

The new status quo may be more calls by state lawmakers for better completion rates and work-force outcomes.

October 13, 2017

New York's new public tuition scholarship comes with a full-time enrollment requirement, which may help boost the state's community colleges.

October 9, 2017

Adults are coming to community colleges seeking a different approach to education, says Jim Jacobs, and that will require institutions to pay attention to a few important design features.

October 9, 2017

Community college and university presidents must lead the way in improving transfer student success, write Robert Templin and K. C. Deane.

October 5, 2017

Philanthropy, income-sharing agreements, lottery revenues and children's savings accounts are just a few methods researchers across the country believe can create sustainable tuition-free programs, according to a set of new reports.

October 4, 2017

Rural community colleges grapple with non-academic barriers that hinder their students from staying and completing. 

September 28, 2017

Baltimore’s struggling two-year college considers a tuition-free program while undergoing a state-mandated reorganization. But some experts question what level of quality they’re offering students for free.

September 20, 2017

St. Louis Community College’s annual employer study finds openings for middle-skilled employees but also concerns about applicants’ skills and training.

September 15, 2017

Accreditor’s rejection of Scottsdale Community College’s proposed expansion suggests that consistency and mandated faculty training could become a focus for quality control in online learning.

September 14, 2017

Three reports highlight different ways that changing colleges is difficult. Bottom line (in one expert’s words): transferring students are “abused.”

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