Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 25, 2019
The financially troubled two-year college district in the East Bay could face a state takeover unless it makes big changes to its management and communication.
Oct 16, 2019
The newest entity to try to close the skills gap for "working learners" will focus on curating community colleges' online offerings.

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

"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.

 

Blogs

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

Looking for an elegant solution.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 15, 2019 - 3:00am

A diversity strategy that relies on wealth.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 14, 2019 - 3:00am

Lessons from an informal survey.

Archive

November 27, 2017

States and institutions are still working out incentives and programs to get dual-credit instructors qualified to meet a change in accreditation standards.

November 21, 2017

Neither new programs nor trying to emulate or recreate a traditional four-year university campus experience will adequately address the enrollment challenges, argues Christiane Warren.

November 20, 2017

With nearly 50 different local tuition-free initiatives, California colleges contemplate how they may merge existing programs with a new statewide plan.

November 14, 2017

Getting 37 institutions to agree on new student transfer pathways isn’t easy, but the Minnesota State system seems to have accomplished it.

November 13, 2017

California community colleges look to create a new statewide​, online-only college that will focus on helping adult students earn credentials.

November 8, 2017

A nonpartisan watchdog group is questioning whether City Colleges of Chicago is misleading the public with proclamations of dramatic graduation rate increases.

November 7, 2017

Amid declining budgets and enrollments, Connecticut is the latest state to attempt a merger involving two-year colleges, with a proposal to consolidate its 12 community colleges.

November 1, 2017

More young people are being exposed to the free community college movement than ever before, but some experts worry that tuition-free programs may not be sustainable or may create unintended consequences.

October 24, 2017

Alabama will issue manufacturing industry certifications across its two-year college system in an effort to create a better educational pipeline to jobs in manufacturing and transportation.

October 17, 2017

The new status quo may be more calls by state lawmakers for better completion rates and work-force outcomes.

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