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 15, 2018 - 9:34pm

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

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 14, 2018 - 3:09am

Doubts on idea of co-presidents.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 13, 2018 - 3:07am

The real issue raised by the instructor everyone is mocking.

 

Archive

September 27, 2010
Maine's community college system creates a statewide foundation to garner private donations; it has already raised more than $6 million.
September 23, 2010
Regents of Georgia university system individually asked 35 campus leaders how they planned to improve retention and graduation rates. The meetings were occasionally uncomfortable; the answers sometimes unsatisfactory.
September 22, 2010
Texas community college bucks trend of shying away from cosmetology programs by opening a new school — with corporate ties.
September 16, 2010
Community college officials are not expecting huge impact (or more money) from White House gathering.
September 16, 2010
Report highlights how successful community college transfer students can be at top-tier four-year institutions -- if they get the right kind of assistance.
September 15, 2010
Community colleges around the country try to accommodate fall's enrollment boom with waiting lists, more adjunct faculty and creative advising.
September 3, 2010
Researchers find that some kinds of community colleges are achieving more gains than others in diversifying the science and engineering student body.
September 2, 2010
A large California community college district has gotten rid of all of its emergency notification boxes to save money -- a move not yet commonplace despite boom in cell phone usage.
August 30, 2010
Are community colleges already on their way to achieving student completion goals being overlooked by funders?
August 27, 2010
Delgado Community College has finally passed its pre-Katrina enrollment levels — only to face massive budget cuts that could reverse the progress.

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