Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 19, 2015
Suburban Chicago's College of DuPage has a long history of conflict and scandal, particularly ones involving its Board of Trustees and presidents.

Surveys

Survey of community college leaders reveals skepticism on implementing a national free tuition plan. Presidents support relatively new initiatives such as structured pathways and stackable credentials.

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 26, 2015 - 11:16pm

Language choices and budget choices.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 25, 2015 - 9:34pm

Cultural mores of the upper class and getting ahead.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 22, 2015 - 3:47am

A shift in control.

 

Archive

July 1, 2005
2-year colleges can go a few weeks without serious financial difficulties, officials say.
June 24, 2005

The "last bastion of prejudice in higher education," according to Cynthia Johnson, is the belief that developmentally disabled students don't have a place in colleges.

These students, many of whom would have been called mentally retarded in an earlier era, have a range of skills. And while a growing number of colleges have created a few programs or certificates for such students, Johnson is running a program that is moving to another level.

June 23, 2005
Compton Community College may lose accreditation because of management problems, but students will lose the most.
June 22, 2005
For first time, Palomar College provides office space so part-timers don't have to meet with students in hallways.
June 20, 2005
At 2 community colleges, student editors and administrators try to work out their differences, with mixed success.
June 17, 2005
Appropriations Committee endorses $50 increase in Pell maximum and minuscule boost for NIH.
June 16, 2005
Study suggests new approach may help community colleges with retention and graduation rates.
June 13, 2005
Following a scandal, Georgia technical colleges enforce a strict anti-nepotism rule.
June 10, 2005
Money is tight in House spending plan for education programs and NIH, but panel reverses most cuts proposed by Bush administration.
June 6, 2005
A community college district in San Jose brings in an outside investigator amid complaints of mistreatment of black and Latino educators.

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