Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 05, 2016
The nearly shuttered college did not hit its May 1 goal for admissions, but leaders hope to snag more students during the summer melt period in the rebuilding effort.

Surveys

Inside Higher Ed's second Survey of Community College Presidents finds them divided over whether free two-year programs will be adopted in their states and worried about the direction of debt-free-college conversations.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. Download a copy of the report.

On Wednesday, May 4 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. Register for the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons, Jenzabar and rSmart.

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
May 6, 2016 - 3:46am

Recruiting challenges.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 3, 2016 - 9:42pm

Post-community college performance.

 

Archive

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.
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.

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