Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 13, 2018
Retention and graduation rates increase for community colleges that beef up or get creative with their student advising services.

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
February 20, 2018 - 9:14pm

An endorsement of handshakes.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 18, 2018 - 9:13pm

Robert Kelchen's new book.

Archive

July 28, 2016

After taking a backseat to debate over free tuition at four-year public colleges, free community college advocates see chance to build momentum.

July 28, 2016

Advocates of free community college initiatives want to remain nonpartisan, and sometimes that means altering the rhetoric.

July 19, 2016

Long Beach City College's leader, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, will head the California two-year-college system as its new chancellor.

July 11, 2016

Statewide budget deadlock continues to force some community colleges to cut or raise tuition, despite a recent short-term deal.

July 6, 2016

New formula in Washington State incentivizes community and technical college courses linked to industry demands, which may harm liberal arts-related fields of study.

July 1, 2016

Recent presidential turnover is one issue hanging over the college.

June 27, 2016

Oregon's free community college program begins this fall, but several two-year-college leaders in the state say the grant program is underfunded and too exclusive.

June 23, 2016

A prominent book championing the pathways approach to student completion at community colleges understates the deep resistance and possible unintended consequences such a restructuring could trigger, writes Mike Rose.

June 20, 2016

Kentucky governor's dismissal of most trustees and the president's resignation, designed to end university's governance logjam, could create a new set of problems.

June 14, 2016

A common complaint from community college students is that they face barriers when seeking to transfer to four-year institutions, including subpar advising, write Alison Kadlec and Elizabeth Ganga.

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