Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 12, 2018
The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges.
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
June 19, 2018 - 2:55am

On AP exams and those who take them.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 17, 2018 - 9:08pm

Perspectives on jobs in and out of academe.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
June 14, 2018 - 10:22pm

Chicago's decision; course placement; a milestone.

 

Archive

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.
October 11, 2010
Report reveals that many community college students don't understand the importance of doing well on placement tests.
October 8, 2010
Investigation into U. of Tennessee's football recruiting practices raises questions about the continued presence of "hostesses" -- female students responsible for entertaining recruits -- on some campuses.

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