Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 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.

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
November 21, 2017 - 3:20am

Spending on instruction vs. student aid.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 21, 2017 - 9:08pm

Setting examples; bad ideas in Congress; accreditation woes; Happy Thanksgiving.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 19, 2017 - 9:10pm

Student reading patterns and OER.

Archive

December 7, 2015

Study finds hundreds of students at 10 different community colleges reported homelessness, food insecurity or both.

November 25, 2015

Faculty and student leaders alike criticize leader of Minnesota's Rochester Community and Technical College over issues of spending, hiring and communication.

November 24, 2015

Tennessee Promise drives dramatic increases in freshman enrollments at the state's two-year institutions.

November 18, 2015

Edvance Foundation calls for a national college transfer partnership to improve graduation rates and access to four-year institutions.

November 11, 2015

National organizations and states partner to develop a set of principles to guide reform efforts on remedial education.

November 5, 2015

At Milwaukee Area Technical College, some students, faculty and community members feel the new, pro-business appointment process to the institution's board disenfranchises minorities.

November 2, 2015

The Obama administration will help some high school students pay for college courses while still in high school by allowing limited access to Pell Grants.

October 29, 2015

When a college eliminates its only positions for philosophy and American literature, but adds a slot for music therapy, has it changed its mission?

October 20, 2015

Nation's largest accreditor has decided that many of those who lead dual enrollment classes aren't qualified to do so, leaving schools and colleges fearing the loss of a program they view as a success.

October 16, 2015

CUNY plans to expand program that has led to unprecedented increases in graduation at Bronx Community College. Goal is for 50 percent completion rate at institution that serves largely minority, low-income population.

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