Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 15, 2016
For some two-year institutions, public and mass transportation options, or the lack thereof, can be the difference in whether a student attends and stays in college.

Surveys

April 8, 2016 -- 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, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. View 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
September 25, 2016 - 9:05pm

An opportunity for community colleges.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 22, 2016 - 3:34am

Accreditors and their limited tools.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 22, 2016 - 9:14pm

Star Trek, job security, movies and a future author.

Archive

October 6, 2006
A new report offers practical recommendations on ways to improve math instruction at 2-year colleges.
October 4, 2006

California law alters how community colleges are financed -- and may fix problems that have plagued system since passage of Prop 13.

September 14, 2006
Is a week's lost pay appropriate penalty for math exam with question on woman named "Condoleezza" holding a watermelon?
September 7, 2006
CUNY program trains grad students to teach at 2-year colleges -- where the job market favors those who understand the mission.
August 31, 2006
Report examines key role of 2-year colleges in "career pathways" model of training employees for key local industries.
August 29, 2006
Three Hispanic employees of Rio Hondo Community College -- an institution with large Chicano enrollments -- are charging institution with illegal bias.
August 25, 2006
Compton lost its accreditation, but neighboring El Camino will keep the campus alive.
August 16, 2006
Community colleges seeking to serve working adults hold all-night parties to let students register on their own schedule.
August 15, 2006
EEOC charges that a college repeatedly rejected a successful part-timer in favor of younger applicants for a full-time slot.
August 9, 2006
While most Harper College nursing students have multiple professors, those in a new program learn mainly from a single source.

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