Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 19, 2017
A growing body of research shows that full-time college students are more likely to graduate, yet experts caution against policies that neglect part-time students.

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 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.  

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 20, 2017 - 9:47pm

Different ways of leading colleges.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 18, 2017 - 9:51pm

Policies vs. labels.

Archive

August 9, 2016

Moraine Valley Community College will stop offering sections of orientation course restricted to specific racial groups.

August 8, 2016

Moraine Valley Community College limits enrollment in some sections of college success course to African-American students -- and raises eyebrows.

August 5, 2016

Six colleges will pilot an initiative to increase adjunct faculty engagement in their campuses’ completion agendas.

August 2, 2016

When it comes to finding skilled scientific glassblowers to create the instruments needed for engineering and research, there's only one place to turn: New Jersey's Salem Community College.

July 28, 2016

A new report says the wealthy do not disproportionately benefit from public subsidies, but some wonder whether low-income students get enough.

July 28, 2016

After taking a backseat to debate over free tuition at four-year public colleges, free community college advocates see chance to build momentum.

July 28, 2016

Advocates of free community college initiatives want to remain nonpartisan, and sometimes that means altering the rhetoric.

July 19, 2016

Long Beach City College's leader, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, will head the California two-year-college system as its new chancellor.

July 11, 2016

Statewide budget deadlock continues to force some community colleges to cut or raise tuition, despite a recent short-term deal.

July 6, 2016

New formula in Washington State incentivizes community and technical college courses linked to industry demands, which may harm liberal arts-related fields of study.

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