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 21, 2018 - 3:05am

An endorsement of handshakes.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 18, 2018 - 9:13pm

Robert Kelchen's new book.

Archive

April 12, 2011
Community colleges piloting Voluntary Framework of Accountability say they see value in project but complain of difficulty collecting data.
April 11, 2011
After consulting with college presidents, key committee chair says he won't advance bill.
April 11, 2011
Community college leaders debate how and where they should engage with proprietary institutions about policy and funding.
April 11, 2011
New survey of community college leaders finds slower enrollment growth than in past but more budget cuts.
April 6, 2011
Stung by highly critical report, leaders of community college reform initiative start series of efforts aimed at responding to the criticisms.
March 31, 2011

As state budget deliberations unfold across the country, community colleges in some states appear to have been cushioned from the worst, facing cuts that — at least on the surface — are less severe than those to their four-year counterparts.

March 29, 2011
In the Basement of the Ivory Tower describes the realities of teaching writing as an adjunct to poorly prepared students -- and questions whether many of them should be in college.
March 29, 2011
Surprise legislation -- based on newly adopted measure for K-12 -- would bar institutions from awarding continuing or long-term contracts.
March 24, 2011
California community college district looks to award certificates and degrees retroactively to individuals who qualified for them but didn't claim them.
March 23, 2011
Alabama community college combines career and wellness fairs into large event to serve students and local unemployed.

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