Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Mar 20, 2015
Austin Community College builds the world's largest learning lab in a former mall, using it for a personalized form of remedial math that is getting good results.

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 29, 2015 - 9:21pm

The public right to know.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 26, 2015 - 3:47am

The wrong rules. The right resources.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
March 26, 2015 - 9:36pm

Numbers that need attention.

Archive

June 23, 2006

In Chicago, Roosevelt U. will help prepare faculty for community colleges, which will in turn provide students for the university.

June 22, 2006

Daytona Beach Community College is tying faculty and staff salaries to enrollment.

June 22, 2006

Community college graduation rates are low -- in some cases abysmally so. And as the push grows to hold colleges accountable for their students’ academic success, some leaders of two-year institutions have expressed concern that the low completion rates could make the colleges appear ineffective.

But a study released Wednesday by the Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics offers some evidence to back up the argument of some community college officials that the institutions do pretty well with those who actually want to earn a degree.

June 20, 2006

Heading into the summer term at Los Angeles Mission College, officials prepared for a potential influx of students by adding 13 for-credit sections to the schedule.

About a week into classes, the college is instead in subtraction mode, having already cancelled many of the sections with the realization that students are staying away from campus in droves.

June 19, 2006

Study documents the increasing difficulty of transferring to elite private institutions from community colleges.

June 8, 2006

Professors at Pasadena City College rally behind colleague who lost job protection after bipolar breakdown.

June 7, 2006

Voters approve hundreds of millions of dollars in projects at community colleges -- and reject measures in several districts.

June 2, 2006

NSF panel members are stunned to find impact of community colleges in producing math and science graduates.

May 31, 2006

Community colleges urged to rethink how they find professors -- and how they structure search committees.

May 31, 2006

When it comes to endowments, most colleges don't tell students and alumni how they spend funds, survey finds.

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