Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jul 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.


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
July 28, 2017 - 3:26am

Test security in smartphone era, Heathers for a new generation, a president who writes off entire regions.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 27, 2017 - 3:31am

Without funding streams.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 25, 2017 - 9:23pm

When chairs need replacements.



October 8, 2010
Investigation into U. of Tennessee's football recruiting practices raises questions about the continued presence of "hostesses" -- female students responsible for entertaining recruits -- on some campuses.
October 7, 2010
Scholars contributed overviews on job training to the White House meeting on community colleges.
October 6, 2010

WASHINGTON — The long-awaited White House Summit on Community Colleges came and went Tuesday without any monumental legislative or policy announcements, though observers did not expect any.

October 5, 2010
Professors will participate in the White House summit on community colleges, but some of them remain concerned about the agenda.
October 5, 2010
As community colleges are celebrated at White House summit, for-profit colleges go on the offensive.
September 28, 2010
Gates Foundation unveils new plans by four municipalities to push for better graduation rates.
September 27, 2010
Maine's community college system creates a statewide foundation to garner private donations; it has already raised more than $6 million.
September 23, 2010
Regents of Georgia university system individually asked 35 campus leaders how they planned to improve retention and graduation rates. The meetings were occasionally uncomfortable; the answers sometimes unsatisfactory.
September 22, 2010
Texas community college bucks trend of shying away from cosmetology programs by opening a new school — with corporate ties.
September 16, 2010
Community college officials are not expecting huge impact (or more money) from White House gathering.


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