Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Oct 17, 2018
New annual data from the College Board show that college tuition and fees have moderated since the recession, with public college prices dropping slightly this year. But they may rise again soon.
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
October 17, 2018 - 3:02am

More on FAFSA.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 16, 2018 - 3:02am

Academic titles that make sense only in academe.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 15, 2018 - 3:05am

A true story.

Archive

December 16, 2005
California community colleges estimate that tuition increases translated into an enrollment loss of 300,000.
December 12, 2005

It's far from clear, at this relatively early stage, whether the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education will go the legislative route to pursue whatever changes its members desire. But if the panel chooses to do so, it will almost certainly need the help of U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), the former U.S. education secretary and University of Tennessee president who heads the Senate's education subcommittee. 

November 21, 2005
Instructor thought he was telling off conservative organizer, but his angry thoughts on pro-war event went to student.
November 9, 2005
Voters approve over $1 billion in bonds for facilities and improvements; California rejects new spending limits.
October 28, 2005
In lean year for colleges, measure would sustain key programs but provide few increases beyond biomedical research.
October 24, 2005
A majority of undergraduates aren't considered to be financially tied to their parents.
October 21, 2005
Thanks to more charges, Barton County Community College can now field a hoops squad of indicted coaches.
October 19, 2005
GAO backs Republican plans that would make it easier -- too easy, some fear -- to transfer credits among institutions.
October 12, 2005
Alabama's Calhoun Community College alters its class schedule to reduce students' commuting costs.
October 5, 2005
Community college enrollments are affected by relative price increases at 2- and 4-year institutions, but not for all programs, study finds.  

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