Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 19, 2019
Graduates of bachelor's degree programs at Canadian community colleges initially earn 12 percent more than university-educated counterparts, but their advantage quickly starts to shrink.
Jun 26, 2019
Ohio's Eastern Gateway Community College draws scrutiny from lawmakers for working with an OPM to rapidly grow online enrollment of out-of-state students.


April 11, 2019 -- Inside Higher Ed's Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A free copy of the survey report can downloaded free here.

Inside Higher Ed's editors will discuss the report's findings and themes in a free webcast on Tuesday, May 7. Register for the webcast here.

The survey was made possible in part by the financial support of Cengage Learning and Jenzabar.


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

A copy of the booklet is available for download here, free.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

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



Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 20, 2019 - 3:00am

Answering a great question

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 18, 2019 - 3:00am

Addressing basic needs.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 17, 2019 - 3:00am

How do you know when it's time to go?


February 20, 2019

Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.

February 12, 2019

A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 8, 2019

A new study challenges the notion that student loan debt is bad for people attending community colleges and finds that borrowing may actually increase their academic success.

January 31, 2019

The proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12 is unique. But local and national education experts say it wouldn’t work.

January 18, 2019

Despite a plan to cut a third of classes, City College of San Francisco is growing.

January 10, 2019

New report says federal agencies should improve public awareness of food assistance programs to help combat hunger among college students.

January 3, 2019

Some California community colleges are turning down state money for free tuition to avoid participating in the federal loan program.

December 21, 2018

Major education foundations aren't waiting for Congress to provide data needed to better analyze and serve students. They've partnered to get the data themselves and are encouraging more colleges to join them.

December 13, 2018

Missouri's first female lineman is using her teaching position to draw more women into the male-dominated field.


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