Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 19, 2017
Boston-area nonprofit will pay gang members who want to go to college and get off the street, with a goal of improving communities.

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
May 25, 2017 - 9:10pm

Standouts -- or not.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 24, 2017 - 9:10pm

A logical change to make.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 23, 2017 - 9:10pm

A different approach might yield more progress.

 

Archive

September 15, 2010
Community colleges around the country try to accommodate fall's enrollment boom with waiting lists, more adjunct faculty and creative advising.
September 3, 2010
Researchers find that some kinds of community colleges are achieving more gains than others in diversifying the science and engineering student body.
September 2, 2010
A large California community college district has gotten rid of all of its emergency notification boxes to save money -- a move not yet commonplace despite boom in cell phone usage.
August 30, 2010
Are community colleges already on their way to achieving student completion goals being overlooked by funders?
August 27, 2010
Delgado Community College has finally passed its pre-Katrina enrollment levels — only to face massive budget cuts that could reverse the progress.
August 26, 2010
Community college chancellor kills agreement that let students from overcrowded institutions take courses from the for-profit and transfer them back.
August 26, 2010

If community colleges were to find all the formerly enrolled students whose academic records qualify them for an associate degree and retroactively award them the credential, then the number of associate degrees awarded in the United States would increase by at least 12 percent.

August 25, 2010

At a time when community colleges are feeling more pressure than ever to improve their completion rates and new Ph.D.s are feeling more pressure than ever to find a job, graduate schools around the country are struggling with just what it means to prepare community college instructors.

August 24, 2010
Washington Monthly causes stir, yet again, by listing what it calls the "best" two-year institutions in the country -- using data collected by researchers who say their information shouldn't be used in that way.
August 19, 2010
Baccalaureate-granting community colleges had trouble finding an honor society that would accept their students; now, there is competition.

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