Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 27, 2018
Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.
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
July 15, 2018 - 7:58pm

A beloved instructor.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 12, 2018 - 9:52pm

Important analysis, and blind spots.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 12, 2018 - 3:12am

Can a college get better and smaller at the same time?

Archive

May 19, 2005
Several community colleges are investigating how phony documents were obtained and submitted.
May 12, 2005
After long legislative fight, Arizona lawmakers turn back bid by community colleges to offer four-year degrees.
May 12, 2005
2 community colleges eliminate their newspapers, and much is lost.
May 9, 2005
Next chancellor of Los Angeles Community College District has a growth agenda.
May 6, 2005
The average salary for a full-time faculty member at a community college is just over $52,134 this academic year, up from $50,998 a year ago.
April 21, 2005

For the last three years, Thomas A. Hamilton has increasingly become a minority of one on the seven-member Board of Trustees of  St. Clair County Community College, regularly challenging policies adopted by the two-year institution's president and questioning whether the board is fulfilling its obligations to oversee and assess her performance.

April 14, 2005
Three foundations are starting a major effort to help low income students move from two-year institutions to top universities.
April 12, 2005
Community college administrators share ideas about how to better train and motivate part-time professors.
April 11, 2005
Community college leaders gather amid concern about their ability to meet enrollment demands.
April 8, 2005
Sallie Mae unveils new programs for community colleges -- at a time when borrowing by some of their students is on the rise.

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