Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jul 30, 2015
Temecula didn't have a public university, so CSU San Marcos and Mt. San Jacinto College made the trip to create a joint degree track with some novel features.

Surveys

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, at 2 p.m. EDT, Inside Higher Ed editors will analyze the survey's findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here.

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

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
July 31, 2015 - 3:38am

Baumol’s cost disease, Trump, the move back to Jersey.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 30, 2015 - 3:41am

Why the story about U of Wisconsin at Eau Claire matters so much.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 29, 2015 - 3:47am

Are there reliable alternatives to high stakes tests?

 

Archive

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.

September 17, 2012

After English department disappointed officials, administration said it would call off searches, send adjuncts "letters of non-reappointment," and tell students to take composition elsewhere. Now president says that was just a "worst-case scenario."

September 17, 2012

Mark Heinrich will be the seventh person in six years to take over the chancellorship of the Alabama Community College System, which has been reeling since scandal sparked a federal investigation in 2006.

September 12, 2012

North Carolina's community colleges go big on curriculum tweaks for green jobs training, showing what a strong system office can do.

September 10, 2012

Study shows that 45 percent of bachelor's degree recipients studied at two-year institutions first -- as many as three-quarters in some states.

September 6, 2012

Community colleges can do better despite the challenges they face, Joshua Wyner writes, citing leaders on graduation rates and student outcomes.

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