Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 29, 2016
A planned scholarship to provide students in Kentucky with free tuition for the first two years is put on ice for a year by the state's governor.

Surveys

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 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. Register for 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
May 3, 2016 - 9:42pm

Post-community college performance.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 2, 2016 - 3:36am

Getting performance funding right.

Archive

June 18, 2009
Florida drops college skills assessment, but keeps degree requirement test could fulfill, potentially stranding some students with necessary credits and no diploma.
June 17, 2009
New monograph offers anonymous presidents’ candid accounts of dealing with “rogue” community college board members.
June 15, 2009
With a projected $700 million cut on the horizon, California's community colleges could increase tuition with no impact on most students, new report says.
June 2, 2009
To "put students first," Milwaukee technical college unions voluntarily forgo annual pay raise rather than take furloughs; in exchange, administration commits to no layoffs for two years.
May 29, 2009
Wick Sloane offers his personal approach for improving (low) community college completion rates: Sticky buns, handshakes and a little more time.
May 27, 2009
How McDonald's and a community college professor teamed up to teach English to growing immigrant population.
May 26, 2009
Community colleges consider: What happens when your online enrollments hit 50 percent (or some other level that changes nature of the institution)?
May 22, 2009
Educators in Lone Star State trade ideas on how to get more community college students into four-year programs.
May 21, 2009
After state voters nix a budget bailout, one community college district prepares to do what two-year institutions always try to avoid -- turn away students.
May 15, 2009
President Obama's effort to link Pell Grants and unemployment could finally help deliver on elusive goal of a unified education and training system, Anthony Carnevale writes.

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