Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 24, 2017
Community colleges in New York and California are hoping to replicate the success of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which has doubled completion rates.

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, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

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
April 24, 2017 - 3:43am

It's all about pathways.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 24, 2017 - 9:23pm

Off the beaten track.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 20, 2017 - 3:23am

Has cutting your way to greatness ever worked? I can’t think of a time that it has, yet it remains a common default mode.  

Archive

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.

September 23, 2016

Speakers suggest areas to examine as small colleges try to change their business models.

September 15, 2016

For some two-year institutions, public and mass transportation options, or the lack thereof, can be the difference in whether a student attends and stays in college.

September 7, 2016

A company's success coaches, who work remotely, help Indiana's community colleges improve student retention.

September 6, 2016

These three barriers to transfer student completion deserve more attention, argue Davis Jenkins and John Fink.

August 30, 2016

Will merger with Georgia State U, a completion rate success story, boost the rock-bottom graduation rates of two-year Georgia Perimeter College?

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