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September 9, 2010
Princeton becomes first Ivy League institution in 36 years to be penalized by NCAA for major athletics infraction.
September 3, 2010
Researchers find that some kinds of community colleges are achieving more gains than others in diversifying the science and engineering student body.
September 2, 2010
A large California community college district has gotten rid of all of its emergency notification boxes to save money -- a move not yet commonplace despite boom in cell phone usage.
September 1, 2010
Football teams that can get prime billing on Saturday shy away from games during week, citing academic and logistical problems. But the financially vulnerable play them for national attention.
August 30, 2010
Are community colleges already on their way to achieving student completion goals being overlooked by funders?
August 27, 2010
Delgado Community College has finally passed its pre-Katrina enrollment levels — only to face massive budget cuts that could reverse the progress.
August 26, 2010
If community colleges were to find all the formerly enrolled students whose academic records qualify them for an associate degree and retroactively award them the credential, then the number of associate degrees awarded in the United States would increase by at least 12 percent.
August 26, 2010
Community college chancellor kills agreement that let students from overcrowded institutions take courses from the for-profit and transfer them back.
August 25, 2010
At a time when community colleges are feeling more pressure than ever to improve their completion rates and new Ph.D.s are feeling more pressure than ever to find a job, graduate schools around the country are struggling with just what it means to prepare community college instructors.
August 24, 2010
Washington Monthly causes stir, yet again, by listing what it calls the "best" two-year institutions in the country -- using data collected by researchers who say their information shouldn't be used in that way.