Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 05, 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.


April 17, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Community College Presidents explored the views of two-year-college leaders on a range of timely topics. The study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, May 28, Inside Higher Ed editors analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. To watch the webinar, please click here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of two-year-college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons and Jenzabar.


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.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 29, 2015 - 9:17pm

Explaining the problems with a flawed analysis of higher education's problems.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 24, 2015 - 9:14pm

Much to be thankful for.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 23, 2015 - 9:05pm

Second chances.


April 22, 2013

Community colleges talk up promise of free and self-paced online course content at two-year association's annual meeting.

April 11, 2013

To help military veterans earn more credit for their training, a New Jersey community college creates a new degree track and sends two administrators to boot camp on Parris Island.

April 10, 2013

California's community colleges get graded with new completion scorecards. Experts say the data are among the best provided by a public college system.

April 5, 2013

Two-tier pricing at California community colleges faces longer odds under new chancellor, who says differential tuition clashes with the state's laws and open-access commitment.

April 2, 2013

Georgia's private colleges ink deep transfer agreement with the state's technical colleges, and some waive general education requirements for transfer students.

March 28, 2013

A scathing report from a regional accreditor's site team tanks tighter admission standards at Pima Community College and finds a "culture of fear."

March 20, 2013

Two community colleges share 2013 Aspen Prize, a feel-good event featuring serious data that might have legs.

March 15, 2013

Bob Blaisdell remembers a student who tried and tried but could not master the skills needed in remedial English.

February 20, 2013

A community college tries to boost its completion rate, but takes a 20 percent enrollment hit in the process.

February 15, 2013

New investor-backed company teams up with public two-year colleges to create honors programs designed to attract top students and help them transfer.


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