Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 24, 2017
Community colleges in New York and California are hoping to replicate the success of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which has doubled completion rates.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

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
April 26, 2017 - 3:05am

Teams and conferences.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 26, 2017 - 9:25pm

Techniques that work for community colleges.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 24, 2017 - 3:43am

It's all about pathways.

 

Archive

April 8, 2009
Predominantly white and conservative community college in Wyoming aims to celebrate differences in culture, ethnicity and sexual orientation where there are few.
April 7, 2009

PHOENIX -- The annual meeting of the American Association of Community Colleges might seem to be the last place where educators would feel a need to define just what community colleges are.

April 7, 2009
Innovative program at New Mexico community college pairs technical composition and career education courses, boosting completion rates for both.
April 6, 2009
New survey finds limited racial diversity and more wealth than some experts expected.
April 6, 2009
Community colleges see more growth. Assessment of student learning emerges as a top issue for administrators of these programs.
April 3, 2009
Two-year institutions gear up to tap into federal stimulus legislation's innovative mechanism for distributing Workforce Investment Act funds, which allows for contracts for entire courses.
March 26, 2009
City Colleges of Chicago system proposes foreign language requirement for all associate of arts students.
March 26, 2009
Educators argue that challenging underrepresented and remedial students to earn at least two years' worth of college credit and a high school diploma at the same time can improve their outcomes.
March 20, 2009
Dickinson, a private liberal arts institution, creates link to honors programs at four two-year institutions, offering financial and academic support in hopes of attracting new cohorts.
March 19, 2009

No offense to MIT or CalTech, but they can't by themselves solve the talent shortage in math-science disciplines. That's because the shortages projected are so great that colleges are being challenged to bring into the STEM fields students who would never apply to MIT and who would never think of a science or engineering career. For community colleges that serve disadvantaged areas, there are huge challenges involved in recruiting and graduating these students. Many have received inadequate educations in high schools and don't know anyone who works in science.

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