Survey of community college leaders reveals skepticism on implementing a national free tuition plan. Presidents support relatively new initiatives such as structured pathways and stackable credentials.
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.
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Student debt is about more than debt.
Evil geniuses on transfer credit?
CUNY aims to get community college students to graduate in three years or less -- well under the national average.
Given the high number of part-time enrollees, both instructors and institutions should do more to promote interaction when students are on campus, annual report says.
Professors at Del Mar say interim president is rewriting the rules and writing away their job security; he says he's trying to promote standards. Battle shifts to court today.
Study finds that positive impact of taking college courses in high school extends to a variety of students, including those pursuing technical education.
A ballot initiative in California seeks to modify the funding formula for community colleges, but some question whether it would compound budget problems.
At Virginia's Lord Fairfax Community College -- and 2-year colleges all over -- a newfound focus on alumni affairs and fund raising is changing the job description.
At first glance, the process seems to be working as intended. Students enter work force development programs looking to begin or jump-start a career. Many are sought after, recruited and leave with a job.
But in some cases, the offers come shortly after the students begin their programs, meaning that they haven’t had a chance to earn a certificate or associate degree. This, educators worry, prevents students from reaching their long term career goals.
Trustees at a California community college vote to expand health coverage to all board members -- but faculty and staff, many without benefits, voice dissent.
New Jersey governor signs a law mandating that the state's four-year public institutions fully accept credits from completed associate degrees.
In Florida, where budget shortfalls are hitting higher education particularly hard, the public universities are going to battle with the Legislature over the power to raise tuition and freeze freshman enrollment.
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