Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Oct 26, 2021
A community college newspaper, which served as a pipeline to media jobs for students, struggles amid a pandemic and enrollment declines.
Oct 29, 2019
The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.


Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.


"Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

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September 10, 2019

Federal report suggests that bias toward the bachelor's degree is contributing to potential shortfall of millions of electricians and welders.

September 6, 2019

New research says reduced tuition at four-year colleges and more funding for all public institutions would do more to raise bachelor's degree attainment.

August 20, 2019

A major community college and a public research university team up with an outside company to improve their advising and other support services, in part by training their staffs.

August 15, 2019

For-profit colleges were shut out of proposed legislation to expand Pell Grants to short-term programs. They’ve offered little pushback so far, though -- a sign the sector is focused on other legislative concerns.

August 5, 2019

An unexpected bequest by an unassuming donor will help financially strapped students at Compton College and also allow the institution to create an endowment.

August 5, 2019

Even Tennessee's promising remedial math reform does little to boost college completion, new study finds, calling for more effective models as part of suite of student success efforts.

July 29, 2019

The Board of Trustees at Miami Dade College has reopened a search for the college's next president, throwing out three of the four candidates offered by a stakeholder search committee.

July 18, 2019

Author discusses new book on "breakout moves" for teaching at community colleges.

July 12, 2019

New research shows more student borrowing is connected to greater academic success -- at least at community colleges -- and indicates reduced borrowing could lead to higher loan defaults.

July 10, 2019

Community college programs don’t adapt all that well to changes in the labor market, Michel Grosz argues.



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