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 24, 2019 - 2:52am

That TW and I got married.  

 

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 22, 2019 - 2:56am

Trying to put everything together.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 22, 2019 - 9:12pm

A candidate raises important questions.

Archive

March 6, 2006
Jack Kent Cooke Foundation and 8 colleges unveil plan to assist low-income students at 2-year institutions.
February 27, 2006
Foundation unveils different approach to grouping colleges -- but don't look for who is No. 1.
February 13, 2006
A Minn. community college adjunct is told to keep images off bulletin board; Illinois and Chapel Hill student papers set off debates.
February 7, 2006
Bush budget would keep most student aid and other college programs at 2006 levels – except for those it would kill.
February 1, 2006
Cooking shows spur enrollment in culinary programs.
January 16, 2006
New study shows just how far away state and local governments have moved from supporting 2-year institutions.
January 3, 2006

The issue of academic freedom was everywhere at this year's Modern Language Association meeting, in Washington. There were panels on "Academic Work and the New McCarthyism" and discussions on teaching issues related to war criticism.

At a Friday session, titled "Criticism and Crisis: Twenty-First Century Intellectuals and the Politics of Academic Freedom," the focus was how to build broader support among the general public for academic freedom.

December 16, 2005
California community colleges estimate that tuition increases translated into an enrollment loss of 300,000.
December 12, 2005

It's far from clear, at this relatively early stage, whether the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education will go the legislative route to pursue whatever changes its members desire. But if the panel chooses to do so, it will almost certainly need the help of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the former U.S. education secretary and University of Tennessee president who heads the Senate's education subcommittee. 

November 21, 2005
Instructor thought he was telling off conservative organizer, but his angry thoughts on pro-war event went to student.

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