Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 24, 2017
Indiana moves to focus on job training through nondegree programs.

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 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Sign up here.

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
March 24, 2017 - 3:40am

A scholarship awards ceremony, a family style for learning math, and more.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 22, 2017 - 9:05pm

Do reverse transfer agreements encourage students to leave early?

Archive

November 8, 2016

New company hopes to increase number of community college transfers by offering a marketplace for students and four-year institutions to better understand degree paths.

November 7, 2016

Instructor says he was fired -- shortly after he complained to accreditor -- for refusing to water down his curriculum and requirements. Another instructor quit rather than comply.

November 4, 2016

If the presidential candidate were a student in our community college class, he’d have to do a lot more research, write Jed Shahar and Benjamin Lawrance Miller.

November 4, 2016

Northeast Texas Community College is connecting small farmers with the area’s residents in hopes of helping the agriculture industry and promoting health in the region.

October 25, 2016

For all President Obama, Jill Biden and Martha Kanter have done for the institutions, Wick Sloane offers his thanks. Now it's up to the colleges themselves, he writes.

October 18, 2016

Some educators see other factors besides a recovering economy as a reasons why their enrollments are low.

October 13, 2016

California community colleges unveil online program that allows students to take courses across multiple campuses, a project that replaced a failed attempt to tap for-profit online course providers to meet student demand.

October 12, 2016

Stackable credential pathways have plenty of promise, but a new study fuels worries about poorly designed programs shunting underrepresented student groups into short-term programs of questionable value.

October 11, 2016

New exclusive partnership between a New Jersey community college and a public university has upset officials at nearby institutions, who say the agreement may limit student choice.

October 4, 2016

A Kansas-based community college is expanding across state lines to help fill a shortage in helicopter and commercial airplane pilots.

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