Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Oct 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.
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
October 19, 2018 - 2:27am

FAFSA, debt relief, comic relief.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 17, 2018 - 3:02am

More on FAFSA.

Archive

June 24, 2005

The "last bastion of prejudice in higher education," according to Cynthia Johnson, is the belief that developmentally disabled students don't have a place in colleges.

These students, many of whom would have been called mentally retarded in an earlier era, have a range of skills. And while a growing number of colleges have created a few programs or certificates for such students, Johnson is running a program that is moving to another level.

June 23, 2005
Compton Community College may lose accreditation because of management problems, but students will lose the most.
June 22, 2005
For first time, Palomar College provides office space so part-timers don't have to meet with students in hallways.
June 20, 2005
At 2 community colleges, student editors and administrators try to work out their differences, with mixed success.
June 17, 2005
Appropriations Committee endorses $50 increase in Pell maximum and minuscule boost for NIH.
June 16, 2005
Study suggests new approach may help community colleges with retention and graduation rates.
June 13, 2005
Following a scandal, Georgia technical colleges enforce a strict anti-nepotism rule.
June 10, 2005
Money is tight in House spending plan for education programs and NIH, but panel reverses most cuts proposed by Bush administration.
June 6, 2005
A community college district in San Jose brings in an outside investigator amid complaints of mistreatment of black and Latino educators.
June 2, 2005
A president challenges the late-night comedian to a motorcycle ride -- and a talk about education.

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