Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 19, 2017
Boston-area nonprofit will pay gang members who want to go to college and get off the street, with a goal of improving communities.

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
May 22, 2017 - 9:21pm

On Glass House, the story of Lancaster, Ohio, and the Anchor Hocking glass factory.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 21, 2017 - 8:31pm

When faculty members can't afford to live near a college.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 18, 2017 - 3:40am

“What advice would you give to one who would like to move into CC admin from 4-year teaching?”

Archive

March 21, 2005
Students at a community college in Los Angeles want to know why a division of Playboy was allowed to shoot a video on their institution's baseball field. The answer? $5,000.
March 11, 2005
Moving expeditiously, the full chamber approves a vocational education bill.
March 10, 2005
Cuts in California's Ventura County Community College District infuriate professors and students.
March 10, 2005

In the prevailing climate of recent Congresses, dominated by the push for belt tightening and the shift of power to the states, college officials and other beneficiaries of federal funds tend to shudder when lawmakers use the words "streamline" or "consolidate" to refer to key programs. Too often, the officials fear, the words "eliminate" or "reduce" will follow at some later date.

March 9, 2005
More traditional-aged undergraduates are starting at community colleges.
March 7, 2005
A community college district abandons a program in Spain, citing terror and cost concerns. One trustee blames Spain's withdrawal of troops in Iraq.
March 7, 2005

Members of the College Republicans group at Santa Rosa Junior College had had enough. They were fed up, they said, with talking among themselves about various professors who, by expressing unvarnished liberal views as fact, made the students feel uncomfortable expressing their opposing views in class.

March 1, 2005
Programs to train the next generation of community college deans and presidents either don't exist or are too small, warns a report.
February 18, 2005
Measure would create new program for community colleges, though other institutions are eyeing the funds.

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