Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Feb 26, 2015
CUNY's accelerated degree program for community college students doubles graduation rates and is cost-effective, a study finds. And the model may be exported to three Ohio colleges.

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
March 5, 2015 - 9:49pm

Including older students in a successful program.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 4, 2015 - 9:32pm

The wake-up call from Sweet Briar.

Archive

December 20, 2006

State and local community college panels in North Carolina tangle over a range of oversight issues.

December 19, 2006

Community colleges enroll almost half of undergraduates and large shares of the minority and low-income students in higher education today. Yet these institutions frequently struggle to receive public attention -- and funds. A new collection of essays -- Defending the Community College Equity Agenda -- has just been published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

December 8, 2006

A union at the Community College of Philadelphia calls for greater financial transparency.

December 4, 2006

Researchers find that the quality of lower division courses may have more impact than students realize.

December 1, 2006

Jane Arnold writes that in debating accountability, we need to remember that definitions of excellence have evolved over time and may need to change again.

November 29, 2006

Pima Community College tries a new approach to help students tune up on ethics and academics.

November 27, 2006

Study on community college students' engagement suggests difficulties for the growing part-time population.

November 13, 2006

Faculty association and state technical college system create process to resolve disputes.

October 30, 2006

Traditional students and their adult counterparts respond differently to preparation courses in community colleges, study finds.

October 24, 2006

Faculty at a California community college picket over pay while administrators vow to keep classes going.

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