Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Aug 23, 2017
A handful of religious universities are now offering two-year degrees, with a goal of work-force development and serving more low-income students.


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.


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.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
August 22, 2017 - 3:40am

IT spending and higher ed.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
August 22, 2017 - 9:04pm

Accepting the inevitable.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
August 20, 2017 - 9:08pm

How do you handle academic support more broadly, for college classes taught in high schools?


November 17, 2010

Community colleges have been the target of attacks from the for-profit education sector lately.

November 11, 2010
Annual survey of community college students reveals that many do not engage in critical thinking often enough to generate classroom success.
November 11, 2010
Two-year institution in U.S. awarded grant to help Indian institutions improve their career and technical education offerings.
November 4, 2010

A conflict between the board and president at Daytona State College, in Florida, has caught the attention of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Now, after a faculty member complained that the board is overstepping its bounds and interfering with the college’s daily operations, the accreditor wants answers from the sparring parties.

November 2, 2010
Texas board wants to change funding formulas for universities and community colleges; faculty leaders question priorities and fairness of plan.
October 27, 2010
Survey of state community college directors shows few have plans for how to balance budgets once federal stimulus dollars are gone.
October 26, 2010
More two-year institutions consider charging more for in-demand workforce programs as state funds are cut.
October 22, 2010
New study explores what a student's entry point into remedial pipeline can tell educators about his or her chance of success.
October 22, 2010
With its new online remedial courses, Blackboard is betting that community colleges will put aside reservations about outsourcing academics.
October 21, 2010

WASHINGTON -- A little-noticed provision in the Higher Education Opportunity Act may end up reshaping how the federal government measures the success of community colleges and other institutions that award two-year degrees.


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