Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Nov 05, 2015
At Milwaukee Area Technical College, some students, faculty and community members feel the new, pro-business appointment process to the institution's board disenfranchises minorities.


April 17, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Community College Presidents explored the views of two-year-college leaders on a range of timely topics. The study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Thursday, May 28, Inside Higher Ed editors analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. To watch the webinar, please click here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of two-year-college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons and Jenzabar.


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
November 24, 2015 - 9:14pm

Much to be thankful for.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 23, 2015 - 9:05pm

Second chances.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
November 22, 2015 - 9:05pm

Stressful times for low-income students.



May 27, 2008
As major efforts to measure the effectiveness of two-year institutions mature, some institutions report significant, data-driven policy shifts to improve student learning.
May 22, 2008
Beginning in 2009, New York U. will no longer award academic credit to freshmen for college courses they took while in high school.
May 19, 2008
Some two-year colleges are dropping Friday classes to save their students an extra trip -- and the rising cost of driving to and from school.
May 16, 2008
Agreement will shift almost all associate degrees from Indiana U. to Ivy Tech, seven years after state officials first called for that change.
May 15, 2008
New analysis shows significant gaps in percentages of enrollments at 2-year institutions, as well as in growth rates and tuition policies.
May 12, 2008

The California Community College system selected its leader last week: State Senator Jack Scott, a two-time community college president (at Pasadena City and Cypress Colleges) and lawmaker since 1997.

May 8, 2008
North Carolina attorney general's office says that without a state law saying that undocumented students can attend community college, it's safer not to let them in at all.
May 1, 2008
Seeing potential niche, Tiffin U., a private institution in Ohio, starts two-year distance education college, hoping to build transfer market.
April 29, 2008
Initiative aims to create and evaluate material, while also assessing the viability of the open access model.
April 17, 2008
More than a million students are enrolled in two-year institutions that choose not to participate in the federal loan program, report finds, leaving them to incur riskier forms of debt.


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