Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 05, 2015
At Milwaukee Area Technical College, some students, faculty and community members feel the new, pro-business appointment process to the institution's board disenfranchises minorities.


April 17, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Community College Presidents explored the views of two-year-college leaders on a range of timely topics. The study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, May 28, Inside Higher Ed editors analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. To watch the webinar, please click here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of two-year-college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons and Jenzabar.


The Quest for Student Success at Community Colleges is Inside Higher Ed's latest compilation of articles.

As with other such print-on-demand booklets, the compilation groups together pieces that explore different strategies used by faculty members and institutions -- and efforts to track their success.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of ETS.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 24, 2015 - 9:14pm

Much to be thankful for.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 23, 2015 - 9:05pm

Second chances.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 22, 2015 - 9:05pm

Stressful times for low-income students.



May 11, 2009

Officials at Harper College really want to offer bachelor’s degrees.

And they have been willing to do just about anything to gain permission to do so, including go against the wishes of two state boards in Illinois and many neighboring two- and four-year institutions in suburban Chicago.

May 8, 2009
Think tank calls for government to double its financial commitment to two-year institutions and ensure they receive just as much money to stimulate innovation as four-year institutions.
May 6, 2009
NBC to debut sitcom, co-starring Chevy Chase, following a lovable group of "losers" at a two-year institution. Some in academe, however, are not laughing.
May 5, 2009
Educators lobby Congress to approve President’s $2.5 billion College Access and Completion Fund, as they compare and contrast varying state efforts that would benefit from federal dollars.
April 29, 2009
Maricopa, one of the largest districts in the country, is planning for the possibility of not receiving any state dollars.
April 22, 2009
Identical twin brothers, both community college presidents, concurrently prepare for their next career moves.
April 17, 2009
Students from low-income families are more likely to leave four-year institutions to attend community colleges, but money is not always the main reason, new study finds.
April 16, 2009
Aiding traditional high school guidance officers, Virginia Community College System employs "coaches" to help pre-college students create academic plans to reach their career goals.
April 16, 2009
Study of community college faculty finds that the lack of benefits is seen by adjuncts as a greater problem than low salaries.
April 14, 2009

Many community college systems around the country are just now discovering the lengths to which some of their students will go to avoid remediation.


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