Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 05, 2015
At Milwaukee Area Technical College, some students, faculty and community members feel the new, pro-business appointment process to the institution's board disenfranchises minorities.


April 17, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Community College Presidents explored the views of two-year-college leaders on a range of timely topics. The study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, May 28, Inside Higher Ed editors analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. To watch the webinar, please click here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of two-year-college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons and Jenzabar.


The Quest for Student Success at Community Colleges is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation groups together pieces that explore different strategies used by faculty members and institutions -- and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of ETS.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 24, 2015 - 9:14pm

Much to be thankful for.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 23, 2015 - 9:05pm

Second chances.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 22, 2015 - 9:05pm

Stressful times for low-income students.



December 17, 2009
Dissecting fall enrollments in Pittsburgh and Dallas, we find that public colleges boomed and independent institutions mostly held on, thanks to rising tide (and more merit aid).
December 9, 2009
Community colleges that started offering sections in the middle of the night are finding the strategy worked, and such scheduling is spreading to other institutions.
December 8, 2009
Leader of Rhode Island community college to maintain presidency while becoming commissioner of state’s higher education governing board.
December 3, 2009
Data on associate degrees and certificates awarded show upturn -- but not nearly enough to put U.S. on track to Obama goal.
December 3, 2009

A new study of community college “gatekeeper” courses – those at the first level of college credit – raises as many questions about remedial education strategies as about the introductory college-level courses.

December 2, 2009
City University of New York continues designing new two-year institution -- aimed at maximizing student outcomes -- from ground up.
November 30, 2009
Nevada chancellor mulls whether community colleges, strained by recession and budget crises, should limit enrollments to ensure success for more students.
November 25, 2009
New effort focuses on preventing unwanted pregnancies at community colleges.
November 24, 2009
California community college sued by students and faculty for opening official events with Christian prayer.
November 18, 2009

Despite best intentions, today’s first-generation college students and their professors “misunderstand and ultimately fail one another” in the classroom, according to a new scholarly work on community college pedagogy.


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