Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 23, 2018
President Trump, in forum on issues facing young people, extols vocational training and repeats comments that many educators said reflected ignorance of the two-year sector. He also says he is more popular on college campuses than most realize.


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 23, 2018 - 3:16am

A focus on the positive.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 22, 2018 - 3:03am

The right incentives.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 21, 2018 - 3:39am

Back to basics.



October 27, 2010
Survey of state community college directors shows few have plans for how to balance budgets once federal stimulus dollars are gone.
October 26, 2010
More two-year institutions consider charging more for in-demand workforce programs as state funds are cut.
October 22, 2010
New study explores what a student's entry point into remedial pipeline can tell educators about his or her chance of success.
October 22, 2010
With its new online remedial courses, Blackboard is betting that community colleges will put aside reservations about outsourcing academics.
October 21, 2010

WASHINGTON -- A little-noticed provision in the Higher Education Opportunity Act may end up reshaping how the federal government measures the success of community colleges and other institutions that award two-year degrees.

October 20, 2010

Last month, California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the Student Transfer Achievement Reform Act, guaranteeing community college students who earn certain associate degrees meant for transfer acceptance into a California State University baccalaureate program with junior status.

October 20, 2010
Grade forgiveness programs enjoy more attention as colleges welcome greater numbers of returning dropouts.
October 19, 2010

The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College have had a cozy relationship since 1991, when the two signed an agreement to pool their resources and allow students to seamlessly transfer between the community college and the four-year institution, which share a campus.

October 13, 2010
Group complains that U. of Texas at Austin has used funds given to its influential community college programs for other purposes in its College of Education.
October 13, 2010
Princeton Review looking to expand program offering Massachusetts community colleges accelerated health science degree programs to students willing to pay more.


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