Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 13, 2018
Retention and graduation rates increase for community colleges that beef up or get creative with their student advising services.

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
February 18, 2018 - 9:13pm

Robert Kelchen's new book.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 15, 2018 - 9:34pm

The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.

Archive

August 10, 2017

Some critics argue colleges aren’t doing enough to help working-class men earn certificates, but one Arkansas community college has found success in short-term programs. Is federal policy keeping up?

August 8, 2017

In the push to expand “earn-while-you-learn” programs, what lessons can the U.S. take from approaches in Germany and Switzerland?

August 4, 2017

California’s public colleges are partnering more with foundations to achieve completion goals, and while resistance among faculty members remains, the previously rocky relationship appears to have improved.

August 1, 2017

New study finds 13 percent of community college students lack the food and nutrition they need.

July 17, 2017

Surveys find that language and distance, particularly for small groups of nationalities, can be barriers to raising awareness about Long Beach's popular college promise program.

July 12, 2017

State requires a change to remedial education that’s based on an increasingly popular reform concept.

July 10, 2017

Bipartisan support builds for expanding Pell Grant eligibility to short-term certificates, although some experts worry about quality control and funding.

July 5, 2017

California’s community colleges seek to rebrand career and technical education amid a broad state push that includes $200 million more in annual funding.

June 30, 2017

NC State wants to help solve the community college leadership pipeline problem amid broader shift in focus of doctoral training programs.

June 27, 2017

In California and Pennsylvania, new institutions are created.

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