Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Dec 07, 2018
Nevada educators are finding strong links to success for students who take college-level math and more than 15 credits per semester.
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
December 10, 2018 - 3:06am

Rethinking the higher ed business model.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
December 6, 2018 - 3:06am

Performance-based funding and community colleges.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
December 5, 2018 - 3:02am

The new study on costs of various departments.

 

Archive

October 19, 2018

Many community colleges rely too much on associate degrees that have little labor market value and too rarely lead to a four-year credential, Ryan Craig argues.

October 17, 2018

New annual data from the College Board show that college tuition and fees have moderated since the recession, with public college prices dropping slightly this year. But they may rise again soon.

October 16, 2018

Some community colleges have found innovative partnerships with their public housing authorities may help combat student homelessness.

October 12, 2018

Colleges worry the federal student aid verification process singles out more low-income students and may be stopping them from receiving grants.

October 3, 2018

Report says international graduate enrollments were down for the second straight year last year, after a period of significant growth. Experts said it's hard to ignore the Trump factor.

October 3, 2018

A growing number of colleges are trying to help poor students meet their basic needs and remove barriers that keep them from graduating.

October 1, 2018

Peralta Community Colleges find themselves in a catch-22 as they allege financial mismanagement by administrators and campaign for more public funding for the system.

September 27, 2018

New report highlights the different methods and ways community colleges offer first-year experience programs to students.

September 26, 2018

Proposals for tuition-free college programs shift to meet the needs of the state while also exhibiting qualities of more successful existing initiatives.

September 20, 2018

Going beyond placement exams allows more community college students to take and pass gateway math and English courses, but some worry about students who need remediation.

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