Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jul 20, 2015
California is investing money in expanding aid programs that benefit its community college students, which could be a sign that free two-year college is a possibility.

Surveys

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, at 2 p.m. EDT, Inside Higher Ed editors will analyze the survey's findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here.

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

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
July 29, 2015 - 3:47am

Are there reliable alternatives to high stakes tests?

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 27, 2015 - 3:58am

What community colleges need to help their students understand.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 27, 2015 - 9:26pm

and how to avoid them.

Archive

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.
July 9, 2007
A faculty member tries to organize a fund for adjuncts with health-care costs, and ends up out of a job.
July 3, 2007
Members of a California community college's Board of Trustees face potential recall election after a string of controversies.
July 3, 2007
In New York, state's highest court upholds word change that gives university system more authority and counties a little less.
June 29, 2007
Federally funded institute aims to help two-year institutions inject international issues and conflict resolution into their curriculums.
June 28, 2007
New analysis suggests that a significant subset of them are quite similar to full-time students.
June 18, 2007
At Florida's community colleges, research finds that study-skills courses improve retention.
June 8, 2007

Latino students are more likely than others to start their college educations at community colleges. A new report from California documents the difficulties many of those students have moving on to four-year institutions and draws attention to the long-term impact low transfer rates could have on Latino degree achievement.

May 29, 2007
Governor nixes plan to give research universities power to increase historically low rates, and freezes rates statewide.

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