Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 29, 2015
After seeing its majors drop, Stanford's political science department overhauls the undergraduate major, focusing less on specialization and more on issues students care about. Could other departments be next?

Surveys

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.

Booklets

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.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 28, 2015 - 9:46pm
Whether to be a team player.
 
Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 27, 2015 - 8:55pm

Making baseball memories.

 

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 26, 2015 - 11:16pm

Language choices and budget choices.

Archive

August 27, 2007
Kevin Carey, who created a rating system, writes that the data are instructive and comparisons are valuable.
August 21, 2007
As debate grows over whether students are adding and dropping too many classes, study of L.A. community college district offers in-depth look at data.
August 20, 2007
Washington Monthly, known for ratings that tweak U.S. News, devises formula to pick top two-year colleges -- and methodology is promptly attacked.
August 13, 2007
New Education Department analysis illustrates significant ways that categories of two-year colleges differ on faculty and demographics.
August 10, 2007
Institutions with job training missions are gaining popularity in some parts of the world.
July 31, 2007
City College of San Francisco's proposal to build a 244-foot-tall building engages immigrant community while enraging those who say it will loom over historic districts.
July 30, 2007
A recent veto in Texas shakes up the community colleges, and sheds light on how the traditional funding formulas are increasingly unraveling.
July 27, 2007
Board chair at the College of Lake County was poised to quit trustee position to be named president -- but following faculty outrage, he reconsiders.
July 26, 2007

It wasn’t long ago at all that City College of San Francisco -- which, with 1,380 international students, ranks eighth among community colleges nationally for international enrollment -- didn’t do much in the way of active recruitment abroad.

July 13, 2007
As traditional-age students increasingly flock to community colleges, more institutions are adding or expanding on-campus housing.

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