Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 26, 2015
CUNY's accelerated degree program for community college students doubles graduation rates and is cost-effective, a study finds. And the model may be exported to three Ohio colleges.

Booklets

"The Debate on Free Tuition at Community Colleges" is a compilation of articles on an idea gaining traction among policy makers.

The compilation -- in print-on-demand format -- features articles on the program in Tennessee, other state plans and President Obama's proposal, and opinion pieces that critique and praise the concept.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here. And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, March 17 at 3 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of Cengage Learning.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 25, 2015 - 10:07pm

It's time for free textbooks.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 24, 2015 - 3:43am

Who makes the decisions?

 

Archive

December 10, 2012

With student debt surpassing $1 trillion, graduate school deans discuss the implications for graduate school admissions and retention and the importance of financial literacy.

November 30, 2012

Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.

 

November 27, 2012

A Missouri community college goes after nearby for-profits with TV ads that name names and compare tuition rates. Will other community colleges follow suit?

November 26, 2012

History professors at the University of Florida fight back against idea that the state should use tuition to discourage enrollment in fields without immediate connection to jobs.

 

November 8, 2012

Most community college students who transfer to a four-year institution make it to graduation, new research finds, particularly if they get an associate degree before transferring.

November 2, 2012

So many issues, so little time. The book Wick Sloane would write if he weren't too busy teaching (and feeding) his students.

October 30, 2012

California's Coastline Community College looks east to team up with out-of-state public universities on joint online degree offerings.

October 23, 2012

Ivy Tech Community College's president, Tom Snyder, has written a guidebook for students who are considering the two-year track.

September 28, 2012

Brice Harris, a community college veteran, is new chancellor of cash-strapped state system. His job won't be easy.

September 21, 2012

New details emerge in accreditation crisis at City College of San Francisco, and a tussle brews between former for-profit foe Bob Shireman and faculty groups at California's community colleges.

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