Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Aug 31, 2020
Cabrillo College will begin its fall semester squeezed by two threats: a wildfire and a pandemic.
Oct 29, 2019
The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.


Jan. 21, 2020 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Chief Academic Officers, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

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

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed present a free webcast discussing the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Oracle, Watermark, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.


"Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

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This compilation was made possible in part by the support of Ellucian.



Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 18, 2020 - 2:00am

High school epistemology, multifactor placement and a classy end to a drum battle.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 16, 2020 - 2:00am

A small change that portends much larger changes.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 15, 2020 - 2:00am

Getting incentives right.


May 17, 2019

Despite calls to step down, the board president of a two-year college in Illinois is refusing to resign after posting several Islamophobic and anti-immigrant memes on social media.

May 10, 2019

The largest technical college in Kansas is paying relocation and housing costs for students to move to the area, many from other states, to deal with a work-force shortage in the local aviation industry.

May 8, 2019

Hudson Valley Community College plans to offer classes overseas in an effort to stabilize enrollment and keep faculty employed.

May 2, 2019

Governors State University president Elaine Maimon pens an open thank-you letter to a transformative English composition instructor at a community college.

May 2, 2019

A California community college is picking course schedules for students to encourage them to enroll full-time and reach graduation quicker.

April 30, 2019

New research finds that while food insecurity among college students is a serious problem, studies on the issue may not provide accurate estimates of its magnitude.

April 26, 2019

A new report challenges federal and state policy makers to increase funding for community colleges to improve social mobility.

April 17, 2019

The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges to the system's accreditor.

April 16, 2019

Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.

April 15, 2019

AACC is helping community colleges answer President Trump's call for more apprenticeship programs and partnerships with businesses.


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