Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 19, 2015
Suburban Chicago's College of DuPage has a long history of conflict and scandal, particularly ones involving its Board of Trustees and presidents.

Surveys

Survey of community college leaders reveals skepticism on implementing a national free tuition plan. Presidents support relatively new initiatives such as structured pathways and stackable credentials.

Booklets

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.

Blogs

Archive

June 19, 2009
Community colleges await details of major Obama plan, expecting Workforce Investment Act to be vehicle.
June 18, 2009
Florida drops college skills assessment, but keeps degree requirement test could fulfill, potentially stranding some students with necessary credits and no diploma.
June 17, 2009
New monograph offers anonymous presidents’ candid accounts of dealing with “rogue” community college board members.
June 15, 2009
With a projected $700 million cut on the horizon, California's community colleges could increase tuition with no impact on most students, new report says.
June 2, 2009
To "put students first," Milwaukee technical college unions voluntarily forgo annual pay raise rather than take furloughs; in exchange, administration commits to no layoffs for two years.
May 29, 2009
Wick Sloane offers his personal approach for improving (low) community college completion rates: Sticky buns, handshakes and a little more time.
May 27, 2009
How McDonald's and a community college professor teamed up to teach English to growing immigrant population.
May 26, 2009
Community colleges consider: What happens when your online enrollments hit 50 percent (or some other level that changes nature of the institution)?
May 22, 2009
Educators in Lone Star State trade ideas on how to get more community college students into four-year programs.
May 21, 2009
After state voters nix a budget bailout, one community college district prepares to do what two-year institutions always try to avoid -- turn away students.

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