Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Sep 20, 2018
Going beyond placement exams allows more community college students to take and pass gateway math and English courses, but some worry about students who need remediation.
May 09, 2018
The mostly online Rio Salado College pushes back on a critique of its graduation rates, while nonprofit colleges may be feeling more heat about their results amid the collapse of for-profits.

Surveys

April 27, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Download a free copy of the survey report here.

On May 22, Inside Higher Ed presented a webcast to discuss the survey’s results. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Jenzabar and McGraw-Hill Education.

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
September 25, 2018 - 9:54pm

Wisconsin's strategy to avoid passing harassers.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 24, 2018 - 9:04pm

Looking for solutions.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 23, 2018 - 9:22pm

Grades vs. test scores.

Archive

August 8, 2017

In the push to expand “earn-while-you-learn” programs, what lessons can the U.S. take from approaches in Germany and Switzerland?

August 4, 2017

California’s public colleges are partnering more with foundations to achieve completion goals, and while resistance among faculty members remains, the previously rocky relationship appears to have improved.

August 1, 2017

New study finds 13 percent of community college students lack the food and nutrition they need.

July 17, 2017

Surveys find that language and distance, particularly for small groups of nationalities, can be barriers to raising awareness about Long Beach's popular college promise program.

July 12, 2017

State requires a change to remedial education that’s based on an increasingly popular reform concept.

July 10, 2017

Bipartisan support builds for expanding Pell Grant eligibility to short-term certificates, although some experts worry about quality control and funding.

July 5, 2017

California’s community colleges seek to rebrand career and technical education amid a broad state push that includes $200 million more in annual funding.

June 30, 2017

NC State wants to help solve the community college leadership pipeline problem amid broader shift in focus of doctoral training programs.

June 27, 2017

In California and Pennsylvania, new institutions are created.

June 20, 2017

If the administration’s expanded apprenticeship program is to succeed, it must ensure a baseline of quality and rigor, alignment with industry standards, and equity in access and participation, writes Cassius O. Johnson.

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