Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 28, 2015
As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.

Surveys

Survey of community college leaders reveals skepticism on implementing a national free tuition plan. Presidents support relatively new initiatives such as structured pathways and stackable credentials.

Booklets

The Quest for Student Success at Community Colleges is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation groups together pieces that explore different strategies used by faculty members and institutions -- and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

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

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 3, 2015 - 9:11pm

Student debt is about more than debt.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 30, 2015 - 3:49am

Evil geniuses on transfer credit?

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 30, 2015 - 9:20pm

Young inventors.

 

Archive

December 13, 2012

Complete College America enlists other groups in spelling out its call for immediate and fundamental changes to remedial education.

December 13, 2012

Community college in N.C. plans to evaluate "soft skills" and issue workplace readiness certificates for students who get passing marks.

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.

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