Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 04, 2020
Amid widespread protests over another police killing of a black American, two-year systems in California and Virginia will reassess their major role in law enforcement training.
Oct 29, 2019
The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.

Surveys

Jan. 21, 2020 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Chief Academic Officers, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

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

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed present a free webcast discussing the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Oracle, Watermark, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.

Booklets

"Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

A copy of the booklet is available for download here, free.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This compilation was made possible in part by the support of Ellucian.

 

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 5, 2020 - 2:00am

Self-awareness edition.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 4, 2020 - 2:00am

Facts on the ground come from somewhere.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 3, 2020 - 2:00am

Keyboards don't like to be sprayed.

Archive

March 21, 2019

Strengthening connections between credit and noncredit work-force programs at community colleges would be beneficial for students, writes Jim Jacobs.

March 19, 2019

Financial firm rolls out $350 million for career education programs in high-demand fields, following a previous $250 million in similar grants.

March 12, 2019

States are embracing undocumented immigrant students as colleges expand tuition-free programs.

March 11, 2019

Study documents extent of instruction (and large class sizes).

March 8, 2019

We must stop expecting less of the millions of capable community college students who want the finest possible education, Wick Sloane argues.

February 28, 2019

The influential presidents of two of the country's largest and most prominent community colleges are stepping down.

February 25, 2019

Community colleges are realizing that addressing racial and income equity are the missing pieces to improving completion rates. And Achieving the Dream wants to help them eliminate that inequity.

February 20, 2019

Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.

February 12, 2019

A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

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