Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 15, 2018
An investigation into a Texas community college found that administrators improperly changed nursing students' grades from failing to passing.
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

April 27, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Download a free copy of the survey report here.

On May 22, Inside Higher Ed presented a webcast to discuss the survey’s results. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Jenzabar and McGraw-Hill Education.

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
November 16, 2018 - 3:05am

Should a college have a single college-wide attendance policy?  

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 15, 2018 - 3:05am

Anything that delays grades creates issues.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 14, 2018 - 3:05am

The Amazon deals.

Archive

January 23, 2018

A recent accreditation policy has many colleges -- particularly in rural areas -- struggling to find qualified instructors to teach popular dual-credit courses for high school students.

January 16, 2018

While policy makers push vocational education as an alternative to the bachelor’s degree, Utah Valley University does both as a dual-role community college and university that enrolls 37,000 students.

January 12, 2018

Despite enthusiasm for four-year degrees offered by California community colleges, a state report calls for more time before expanding the programs.

January 9, 2018

Despite tackling college access head-on, challenges remain in Tennessee as the state grapples with decreasing adult student enrollment and an achievement gap for African-American students.

January 2, 2018

Proposed requirements for occupational therapists to have more advanced degrees to work in the field could cause problems for community colleges.

December 22, 2017

A proposed policy statement has reignited the question of whether the associate or bachelor's degree should be the entry-level requirement in the nursing profession.

December 20, 2017

Protests and altercation at St. Louis Community College board meeting highlight division over layoffs and a budget deficit in a large district that is losing students.

December 18, 2017

An accreditor's decision to place an embattled New Jersey community college on probation may have been the wake-up call officials needed to improve its operations.

December 7, 2017

Faculty and student groups pushed against proposal from Oakland Athletics to build new ballpark on college property. And their board listened.

December 1, 2017

New research indicates more job opportunities would be available if apprenticeships were expanded across more fields.

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