Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 17, 2018
A two-year college in Ohio will award students a free second year of tuition if they successfully finish their first year while completing at least 30 credit hours.
May 09, 2018
The mostly online Rio Salado College pushes back on a critique of its graduation rates, while nonprofit colleges may be feeling more heat about their results amid the collapse of for-profits.

Surveys

The role of the community college president is evolving as two-year leaders say they're facing financial, enrollment and completion challenges in Inside Higher Ed's fourth annual survey.

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
May 18, 2018 - 2:00am

Writers and thinkers and their impact.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 17, 2018 - 3:08am

The intersection of "academic" policies and financial aid rules.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 16, 2018 - 3:01am

An internal search. Four cover letter greetings.

Archive

September 28, 2015

Community college students who take out small federal loans are more likely to default, new report finds, and most defaulters earned fewer than 15 credits and never made a payment on their debt.

September 25, 2015

An influential free community college program that helped shaped President Obama's two-year America's College Promise initiative is expanding from one semester to two.

September 23, 2015

Colleges with air traffic control programs lose students as result of changes in hiring preferences. Is federal agency ignoring need for higher education for those in a role that is essential to safety?

September 21, 2015

For college and university presidents who must deal with ever-growing challenges, Susan Resneck Pierce offers some advice.

September 17, 2015

Study finds first-time graduate school enrollment is up 3.5 percent, the biggest annual increase since the Great Recession.

September 15, 2015

NSF's Advanced Technological Education program, which helps community colleges train technicians and build ties to key industries, enjoys rare bipartisan support.

September 14, 2015

An American community college closer to Australia than the United States is wracked by typhoon.

September 9, 2015

The president formally unveils new advisory board to further push the efforts of America's College Promise plan that would make two years of community college free nationally.

September 2, 2015

As the hot higher education policy idea shifts from free community college to debt-free four-year degrees, advocates of two-year free initiatives aren't worried.

August 27, 2015

If history is a guide, two-year institutions will see their student numbers drop this fall as the labor market improves, writes Nate Johnson. We must work to improve the choices for low-income students.

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