Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 20, 2015
Austin Community College builds the world's largest learning lab in a former mall, using it for a personalized form of remedial math that is getting good results.


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
March 30, 2015 - 9:51pm

The book we should be talking about.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 29, 2015 - 9:21pm

The public right to know.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 26, 2015 - 3:47am

The wrong rules. The right resources.



July 3, 2007

Members of a California community college's Board of Trustees face potential recall election after a string of controversies.

July 3, 2007

In New York, state's highest court upholds word change that gives university system more authority and counties a little less.

June 29, 2007

Federally funded institute aims to help two-year institutions inject international issues and conflict resolution into their curriculums.

June 28, 2007

New analysis suggests that a significant subset of them are quite similar to full-time students.

June 18, 2007

At Florida's community colleges, research finds that study-skills courses improve retention.

June 8, 2007

Latino students are more likely than others to start their college educations at community colleges. A new report from California documents the difficulties many of those students have moving on to four-year institutions and draws attention to the long-term impact low transfer rates could have on Latino degree achievement.

May 29, 2007

Governor nixes plan to give research universities power to increase historically low rates, and freezes rates statewide.

May 24, 2007

Voters, overcoming aversion to new taxes, agree to create first 2-year institution in Boise, now nation's largest metro area without one.

May 23, 2007

A college with 60 percent female enrollments looks for ways to narrow the gender gap.

May 22, 2007

Study finds that male and female community college administrators are more alike today than they were 20 years ago.


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