Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 24, 2017
Indiana moves to focus on job training through nondegree programs.

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 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Sign up here.

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
March 28, 2017 - 3:02am

What does the faculty search committee talk about after the final candidate for the tenure-track job has left the room?  

Archive

March 18, 2010
Is it time for a new approach to the master's programs that produce the instructors who teach community college composition?
March 16, 2010
As $12 billion graduation initiative appears to slip away, community college leaders focus on the benefits of a year in the spotlight – and look to the future.
March 12, 2010
Scholars argue for new approach in which vocational education and the quest for employment are seamlessly linked – throughout a career.
March 11, 2010
Advocates argue that time is of the essence for the American Graduation Initiative and officials need to withhold criticism to help get the bill passed.
March 9, 2010
Gates and Hewlett Foundations move to expand successful program for changing community college experience for at-risk students -- with hopes of even broader expansion down the road.
March 9, 2010
Florida's Edison State College plans to create a private university to meet the needs of graduates who, its leaders say, are not being served by local four-year institutions.
March 4, 2010

Peter P. Smith's career in and out of higher education has not followed the straight and narrow.

Amid forays into politics (as a member of Congress and lieutenant governor of Vermont) and international affairs (at UNESCO), Smith has been a higher education innovator, helping to found the statewide Community College of Vermont in 1970 and serving for 10 years as founding president of California State University's Monterey Bay campus, beginning in 1995.

March 3, 2010

Community college leaders eyeing institutional expansion have found a silver lining to the depressed real estate market. Though dwindling state appropriations have halted new construction on many campuses, burgeoning student enrollments have inspired some college officials to buy dilapidated storefronts and acquire public property for development.

February 26, 2010
Tennessee bill would make state government officials without advanced degrees eligible for leadership positions at public colleges and universities.
February 25, 2010
As anti-tax sentiment simmers, community college officials worry that emerging groups will threaten their funding.

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