Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 28, 2015
As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.

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

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 30, 2015 - 3:49am

Evil geniuses on transfer credit?

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 30, 2015 - 9:20pm

Young inventors.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 28, 2015 - 9:38pm

 Clarity, consistency, fairness.

 

Archive

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.

May 15, 2009

President Obama's effort to link Pell Grants and unemployment could finally help deliver on elusive goal of a unified education and training system, Anthony Carnevale writes.

May 14, 2009

As Pennsylvania burg seeks to reinvent itself, philanthropists extend college scholarships to keep students close to home and train workers for local jobs.

May 11, 2009

Officials at Harper College really want to offer bachelor’s degrees.

And they have been willing to do just about anything to gain permission to do so, including go against the wishes of two state boards in Illinois and many neighboring two- and four-year institutions in suburban Chicago.

May 8, 2009

Think tank calls for government to double its financial commitment to two-year institutions and ensure they receive just as much money to stimulate innovation as four-year institutions.

May 6, 2009

NBC to debut sitcom, co-starring Chevy Chase, following a lovable group of "losers" at a two-year institution. Some in academe, however, are not laughing.

May 5, 2009

Educators lobby Congress to approve President’s $2.5 billion College Access and Completion Fund, as they compare and contrast varying state efforts that would benefit from federal dollars.

April 29, 2009

Maricopa, one of the largest districts in the country, is planning for the possibility of not receiving any state dollars.

April 22, 2009

Identical twin brothers, both community college presidents, concurrently prepare for their next career moves.

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