Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 13, 2018
Retention and graduation rates increase for community colleges that beef up or get creative with their student advising services.

Surveys

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.

Booklets

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.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 18, 2018 - 9:13pm

Robert Kelchen's new book.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 15, 2018 - 9:34pm

The school shooting tragedy; class schedules; provosts and deans; more.

Archive

February 9, 2011
Author who popularized idea that technological innovation disrupts industries' established powers applies theory to higher education -- with warning to traditional colleges.
February 7, 2011
Rural community colleges across country argue they will be disproportionately hurt by the many across-the-board state budget cuts currently being proposed.
February 2, 2011
One college breaks ground on a massive geothermal system, another boasts a new park in an unexpected location and a third has a new green bus (literally) on the road.
January 26, 2011
Responding to faculty opposition, Cuyahoga Community College suspends arrangement with Academic Partnerships to offer online accounting degree.
January 21, 2011
New $2 billion federal grant program for community (and for-profit) colleges will impose strict accountability requirements -- and compel participants to make academic materials available to the public.
January 19, 2011
Voluntary accountability system for community colleges releases first draft set of standards for small group of two-year institutions to test.
January 18, 2011
New Carnegie classifications reflect shifts in several sectors, including growing numbers of pre-professional programs and of community colleges with some four-year degrees.
January 17, 2011
Community college experts question the second-guessing of Pima's handling of Jared Lee Loughner.
January 13, 2011
In age of expansion, community colleges debate whether branch campuses need reference and technology collections.
January 12, 2011
Community college English professors worry that they're being discouraged from teaching the kind of fiction that can change students' lives.

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