Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 13, 2018
Illinois community college sees results from encouraging faculty members to meet one-on-one with students to increase persistence, adding extra pressure on instructors to build relationships with their 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
March 16, 2018 - 2:55am

The assumptions behind the cuts.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 15, 2018 - 3:05am

One way states could help community colleges.


July 5, 2017

California’s community colleges seek to rebrand career and technical education amid a broad state push that includes $200 million more in annual funding.

June 30, 2017

NC State wants to help solve the community college leadership pipeline problem amid broader shift in focus of doctoral training programs.

June 27, 2017

In California and Pennsylvania, new institutions are created.

June 20, 2017

If the administration’s expanded apprenticeship program is to succeed, it must ensure a baseline of quality and rigor, alignment with industry standards, and equity in access and participation, writes Cassius O. Johnson.

June 16, 2017

But avoid legislation that would cap bachelor’s degree programs and create new oversight board.

June 15, 2017

Bill would require the state’s public universities to release data on credit acceptance for transfer students as well as graduation rates for those students.

June 1, 2017

Jeff Vande Zande learned firsthand how the phrase can be the kiss of death to innovation, change and growth -- and then experienced the results of a very different approach.

May 31, 2017

For community colleges, high school students are a growing population to serve, but some fear a lack of financial base for the programs amid fears they may be masking large declines in other enrollments.

May 22, 2017

Despite the frequent loss of credits, transferring from a community college to a university is less expensive than starting at a four-year institution, a new study finds.

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.


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