Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Apr 24, 2017
Community colleges in New York and California are hoping to replicate the success of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which has doubled completion rates.

Surveys

March 10, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2017 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with Gallup.

A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On March 28, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik presented a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Click here to view the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Cengage, Helix Education, Intellus Learning, Jenzabar, Rowan University and Ruffalo Noel Levitz.

Booklets

March 21, 2017 -- Our latest print-on-demand compilation, "Lifelong Learning Through Alternative Credentials," can be downloaded, free, here.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webinar on the themes of the booklet on Tuesday, April 11, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

The compilation was made possible in part by the advertising support of Trilogy Education Services.

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 24, 2017 - 3:43am

It's all about pathways.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 24, 2017 - 9:23pm

Off the beaten track.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
April 20, 2017 - 9:47pm

Different ways of leading colleges.

 

Archive

October 16, 2007
A ballot initiative in California seeks to modify the funding formula for community colleges, but some question whether it would compound budget problems.
October 3, 2007
At Virginia's Lord Fairfax Community College -- and 2-year colleges all over -- a newfound focus on alumni affairs and fund raising is changing the job description.
September 26, 2007

At first glance, the process seems to be working as intended. Students enter work force development programs looking to begin or jump-start a career. Many are sought after, recruited and leave with a job.

But in some cases, the offers come shortly after the students begin their programs, meaning that they haven’t had a chance to earn a certificate or associate degree. This, educators worry, prevents students from reaching their long term career goals.

September 14, 2007
Trustees at a California community college vote to expand health coverage to all board members -- but faculty and staff, many without benefits, voice dissent.
September 14, 2007
New Jersey governor signs a law mandating that the state's four-year public institutions fully accept credits from completed associate degrees.
September 13, 2007

In Florida, where budget shortfalls are hitting higher education particularly hard, the public universities are going to battle with the Legislature over the power to raise tuition and freeze freshman enrollment.

August 21, 2007
As debate grows over whether students are adding and dropping too many classes, study of L.A. community college district offers in-depth look at data.
August 20, 2007
Washington Monthly, known for ratings that tweak U.S. News, devises formula to pick top two-year colleges -- and methodology is promptly attacked.
August 13, 2007
New Education Department analysis illustrates significant ways that categories of two-year colleges differ on faculty and demographics.
August 10, 2007
Institutions with job training missions are gaining popularity in some parts of the world.

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