Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 23, 2015
Colleges with air traffic control programs lose students as result of changes in hiring preferences. Is federal agency ignoring need for higher education for those in a role that is essential to safety?


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.


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.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 7, 2015 - 3:39am

What can, or should, a department do when it knows one of its own isn’t getting it done?


Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 6, 2015 - 3:42am

A hyper-individualized vision of higher ed, and a vision based on the public good.


Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 4, 2015 - 10:16pm

How do you know if a curriculum is working?


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.
May 24, 2007
Voters, overcoming aversion to new taxes, agree to create first 2-year institution in Boise, now nation's largest metro area without one.
May 23, 2007
A college with 60 percent female enrollments looks for ways to narrow the gender gap.
May 22, 2007
Study finds that male and female community college administrators are more alike today than they were 20 years ago.
May 21, 2007
Kentucky community colleges find benefits from teaching their instructors about learning.
May 21, 2007

At a time that community colleges are under growing pressure to collect and analyze data to improve what they do, their capabilities in institutional research are far behind where they should be, according to a new report.

May 18, 2007
Shari Wilson considers what she's learned while teaching at a university and why she's happy to be moving to a community college.


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