Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 17, 2018
A two-year college in Ohio will award students a free second year of tuition if they successfully finish their first year while completing at least 30 credit hours.
May 09, 2018
The mostly online Rio Salado College pushes back on a critique of its graduation rates, while nonprofit colleges may be feeling more heat about their results amid the collapse of for-profits.

Surveys

The role of the community college president is evolving as two-year leaders say they're facing financial, enrollment and completion challenges in Inside Higher Ed's fourth annual survey.

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
May 22, 2018 - 2:50am

New variation on a bad idea to remake higher ed.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 22, 2018 - 8:38pm

A resource for community colleges.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 20, 2018 - 8:11pm

The value of faculty spaces.

 

Archive

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?
December 7, 2010
New analysis suggests increased emphasis on non-degree training may be key to getting more Americans the postsecondary education they need to land jobs.
November 24, 2010

This fall, Eastern Michigan University opened its dorms to students from nearby Washtenaw Community College, in order to earn some extra revenue while further encouraging students to transfer and giving them a taste of residential college life.

November 17, 2010

Community colleges have been the target of attacks from the for-profit education sector lately.

November 11, 2010
Annual survey of community college students reveals that many do not engage in critical thinking often enough to generate classroom success.

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