Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Female welder
Sep 10, 2019
Federal report suggests that bias toward the bachelor's degree is contributing to potential shortfall of millions of electricians and welders.
Jun 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.


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.


"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.



Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 16, 2019 - 3:00am

Helping The Girl around writer's block

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 13, 2019 - 3:00am

Helpful programs, CC bachelor's degrees and a questionable parenting decision.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 12, 2019 - 3:00am

Some useful nuggets picked up over the years.


July 1, 2019

The economy requires an aggressive shift to a system, writes Kenneth Ender, where public colleges are stitched together with K-12 and local nonprofits and feature an electronic backbone of support.

June 26, 2019

Armed with promising results, CUNY is expanding ASAP and other student success experiments while helping to export them to colleges outside the system.

June 19, 2019

Evelyn N. Waiwaiole, Linda L. Garcia and Coral M. Noonan-Terry share the top five questions to ask when redesigning academic advising.

June 19, 2019

Pathways programs are about the entire student experience, advise Feleccia Moore-Davis and Sheri Rowland, who offer five key recommendations for putting an effective one in place.

June 13, 2019

Norco College president fired shortly after Contra Costa leader placed on leave.

June 3, 2019

With little information given, Contra Costa community college's president and two interim vice presidents were placed on leave pending the results of investigations into "personnel matters."

May 28, 2019

Washington State's new scholarship program, which will help make college free for thousands of students, will be funded by a tax on businesses that need highly skilled and educated employees.

May 22, 2019

A new report explains how and why a public-private partnership that sought to help more community college students transfer to selective universities failed.

May 21, 2019

New analysis of Oregon Promise tuition-free scholarship program found that it increased community college enrollment but decreased enrollment at four-year institutions in the first year, and that fewer first-generation and low-income students benefited financially than expected.

May 17, 2019

Despite calls to step down, the board president of a two-year college in Illinois is refusing to resign after posting several Islamophobic and anti-immigrant memes on social media.


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