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 our 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.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 25, 2015 - 10:07pm

It's time for free textbooks.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
February 24, 2015 - 3:43am

Who makes the decisions?

 

Archive

October 20, 2006

On election night next month, many eyes will be on Michigan, where voters will consider a proposal that would broadly ban race or sex-based affirmative action in all government programs, including college and university admissions. But while that may be the most visible state ballot measure related to higher education this year, dozens of others -- on such diverse issues as state tax and spending limits, eminent domain and gay marriage -- could significantly affect colleges and universities.

October 16, 2006

Community colleges with greater share of full-time faculty are more likely to have students who finish programs, study finds.

October 6, 2006

A new report offers practical recommendations on ways to improve math instruction at 2-year colleges.

October 4, 2006

California law alters how community colleges are financed -- and may fix problems that have plagued system since passage of Prop 13.

September 14, 2006

Is a week's lost pay appropriate penalty for math exam with question on woman named "Condoleezza" holding a watermelon?

September 7, 2006

CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.

August 31, 2006

Report examines key role of 2-year colleges in "career pathways" model of training employees for key local industries.

August 29, 2006

Three Hispanic employees of Rio Hondo Community College -- an institution with large Chicano enrollments -- are charging institution with illegal bias.

August 25, 2006

Compton lost its accreditation, but neighboring El Camino will keep the campus alive.

August 16, 2006

Community colleges seeking to serve working adults hold all-night parties to let students register on their own schedule.

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