Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 12, 2018
The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges.
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

The role of the community college president is evolving as two-year leaders say they're facing financial, enrollment and completion challenges in Inside Higher Ed's fourth annual survey.

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
June 19, 2018 - 2:55am

On AP exams and those who take them.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 17, 2018 - 9:08pm

Perspectives on jobs in and out of academe.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 14, 2018 - 3:05am

Dealing with the gender gap.

Archive

December 19, 2016

With reaccreditation at risk, Alamo Colleges drop course based on the 7 Habits self-help book that board had approved to replace a humanities requirement.

December 9, 2016

Two private four-year universities are starting associate degree programs.

November 29, 2016

Community colleges across Texas are finding tens of thousands of high school students who are eager to take free dual-credit courses, an approach favored by the state's mostly Republican lawmakers.

November 15, 2016

A Texas community college system is hoping the appeal of free summer courses will drive students to move from part-time to full-time status, giving completion rates a boost.

November 8, 2016

New company hopes to increase number of community college transfers by offering a marketplace for students and four-year institutions to better understand degree paths.

November 7, 2016

Instructor says he was fired -- shortly after he complained to accreditor -- for refusing to water down his curriculum and requirements. Another instructor quit rather than comply.

November 4, 2016

If the presidential candidate were a student in our community college class, he’d have to do a lot more research, write Jed Shahar and Benjamin Lawrance Miller.

November 4, 2016

Northeast Texas Community College is connecting small farmers with the area’s residents in hopes of helping the agriculture industry and promoting health in the region.

October 25, 2016

For all President Obama, Jill Biden and Martha Kanter have done for the institutions, Wick Sloane offers his thanks. Now it's up to the colleges themselves, he writes.

October 18, 2016

Some educators see other factors besides a recovering economy as a reasons why their enrollments are low.

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