Professors will participate in the White House summit on community colleges, but some of them remain concerned about the agenda.
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October 5, 2010
October 4, 2010
When campus budgets are tight and athletics departments are under the microscope, college and university administrators use a variety of methods to determine which teams to cut and which to keep. Some look at downsizing from a purely financial perspective, cutting sports that cost the most to operate, either overall or on a per-athlete basis. Others consider the win-loss records and popularity of their teams, trimming those it seems few on their campus will miss. That all goes to say that there is no tried-and-true method for determining a sport’s value to an institution.
September 28, 2010
Gates Foundation unveils new plans by four municipalities to push for better graduation rates.
September 27, 2010
Maine's community college system creates a statewide foundation to garner private donations; it has already raised more than $6 million.
September 23, 2010
Regents of Georgia university system individually asked 35 campus leaders how they planned to improve retention and graduation rates. The meetings were occasionally uncomfortable; the answers sometimes unsatisfactory.
September 22, 2010
Texas community college bucks trend of shying away from cosmetology programs by opening a new school — with corporate ties.
September 20, 2010
U. of Florida considers giving incoming students option of taking classes during spring and summer terms only — throughout their time at the university.
September 16, 2010
Community college officials are not expecting huge impact (or more money) from White House gathering.
September 16, 2010
Report highlights how successful community college transfer students can be at top-tier four-year institutions -- if they get the right kind of assistance.
September 15, 2010
Community colleges around the country try to accommodate fall's enrollment boom with waiting lists, more adjunct faculty and creative advising.