Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 19, 2018
In a new book, Cheryl Hyman discusses her controversial seven-year stint as chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago, including her attempt to improve its low graduation rates.


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 19, 2018 - 9:04pm

That pesky human factor.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 18, 2018 - 9:10pm

Learning from failures.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 16, 2018 - 2:55am

The assumptions behind the cuts.


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.
January 4, 2011
Has a partnership between a private university and a for-profit company created a better way to get students prepared for transfer?
January 3, 2011
Did 4 nursing students deserve to be kicked out of their program for a photograph they took and posted?
December 17, 2010
California community colleges ask whether anyone should need five attempts to pass a course.
December 14, 2010

Oregon’s Lane Community College is embroiled in controversy after administrators there canceled a noncredit course on Islam just as concerns about its instructor were made public last week. Now, both sides could be heading for a lawsuit.

December 13, 2010
Illinois community college considers how holding the line affected the institution.
December 9, 2010
As the "completion agenda" advances, systems of community colleges are agreeing on ambitious goals for increasing number of graduates. Are the plans realistic?


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