Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 21, 2017
New survey of community college students reveals financial insecurity, including rising housing, food, transportation and child care costs can keep them from completing. 

Surveys

April 8, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's second Survey of Community College Presidents finds them divided over whether free two-year programs will be adopted in their states and worried about the direction of debt-free-college conversations.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. Download a copy of the report.

On Wednesday, May 4, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons, Jenzabar and rSmart.

Booklets

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.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 21, 2017 - 3:42am

Inspired by Richard Rorty.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
No.
February 21, 2017 - 9:10pm

Iowa's proposal for political balance in faculty hiring.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 19, 2017 - 9:10pm

The best answer yet to the question: Why do students choose for-profit colleges?

Archive

January 13, 2010
Community colleges, many of which have become increasingly female in recent years, are seeing males either outpace or equal females in enrollment increases.
January 8, 2010
Guaranteed transfer program has more than 35,000 community college students in line to enroll at U. of Central Florida; program seen as alternative to two-year colleges' offering their own bachelor's degrees.
January 7, 2010
To dismay of community college advocates, new study recommends all nurses have a baccalaureate degree before they are allowed to practice.
December 23, 2009
New survey shows salary and benefits of presidents at two-year institutions lag those of their counterparts at four-year institutions.
December 21, 2009
Forty-five large pizzas, one U.S. senator, and Aristotle and the rhetorical triangle. Wick Sloane and his students report from the land of late night classes.
December 18, 2009
New study documents extent of the gains at community colleges, which are seeing particularly large increases in full-time students.
December 18, 2009
Meeting on reforming the Workforce Investment Act shows no shortage of criticism or ideas.
December 17, 2009
Dissecting fall enrollments in Pittsburgh and Dallas, we find that public colleges boomed and independent institutions mostly held on, thanks to rising tide (and more merit aid).
December 9, 2009
Community colleges that started offering sections in the middle of the night are finding the strategy worked, and such scheduling is spreading to other institutions.
December 8, 2009
Leader of Rhode Island community college to maintain presidency while becoming commissioner of state’s higher education governing board.

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