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Who Owns the Letter ‘D’?

Drake University and Des Moines Area Community College are locked in a legal battle over the letter “D.” The community...
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Some Community Colleges See Level Funding Despite Lean State Budgets

In some states, community college systems have seen wins this budget season even when lawmakers were looking to cut costs.

Utah State University Worker Paid for 2 Years He Didn’t Work

A Utah State University Eastern staff member who didn’t show up for work for more than two years was still...
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Positive Partnership: Short Programs Meet Workforce Needs

Leaders at Clackamas Community College built three- to six-month programs to respond to local workforce needs and provide learners with stackable credits for future learning.

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No-Confidence Votes for College Leaders Who Hid Negative DEI Report

Greenfield Community College leaders prematurely ended a partnership with a DEI consulting firm that issued a highly critical report. Employees are outraged. 

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New Jersey Community College Leaders Fight Potential Funding Cut

The institutions stand to lose $20 million if the governor’s current budget proposal passes. The college’s leaders are hopeful their advocacy can stave off the cut.

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Federal Innovation Push Brings ‘Moment of Change’ for Community Colleges

As the National Science Foundation ramps up investment in technological innovation, community colleges are training the workforce needed to support emerging scientific advances.

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Penn. Lawmakers Propose Dueling Plans to Overhaul Higher Ed

Both parties have introduced separate bills outlining their own vision on how best to carry out the higher education overhaul Governor Shapiro called for in January.