Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 15, 2016
For some two-year institutions, public and mass transportation options, or the lack thereof, can be the difference in whether a student attends and stays in college.

Surveys

April 8, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's second Survey of Community College Presidents finds them divided over whether free two-year programs will be adopted in their states and worried about the direction of debt-free-college conversations.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. Download a copy of the report.

On Wednesday, May 4, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons, Jenzabar and rSmart.

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
September 22, 2016 - 3:34am

Accreditors and their limited tools.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 22, 2016 - 9:14pm

Star Trek, job security, movies and a future author.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 19, 2016 - 9:05pm

The president attacked over biracial children.

 

Archive

February 22, 2010
New service pairs community college students who wish to continue their education with interested four-year institutions.
February 18, 2010
Sensing opportunity, more private institutions court community college transfer students.
February 10, 2010
Michigan's Jackson Community College thinks its black male students may be their own best motivators.
February 4, 2010
Hatched amid public conflict between board and employees, plan to redesign large Arizona community college district aims to heal institutional wounds.
February 4, 2010
Courses for high-achieving community college students are getting more exposure and becoming more competitive.
January 28, 2010
Juniata College increases alumni giving by sending all the donations to students. 
January 18, 2010
Study shows extent of state cuts to higher education and key role of federal stimulus funds in minimizing (but not preventing) absolute drops in support over last two years.
January 13, 2010
Community colleges, many of which have become increasingly female in recent years, are seeing males either outpace or equal females in enrollment increases.
January 8, 2010
Guaranteed transfer program has more than 35,000 community college students in line to enroll at U. of Central Florida; program seen as alternative to two-year colleges' offering their own bachelor's degrees.
January 7, 2010
To dismay of community college advocates, new study recommends all nurses have a baccalaureate degree before they are allowed to practice.

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