Community Colleges

Community Colleges
May 17, 2018
A two-year college in Ohio will award students a free second year of tuition if they successfully finish their first year while completing at least 30 credit hours.
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

The role of the community college president is evolving as two-year leaders say they're facing financial, enrollment and completion challenges in Inside Higher Ed's fourth annual survey.

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
May 22, 2018 - 2:50am

New variation on a bad idea to remake higher ed.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 22, 2018 - 8:38pm

A resource for community colleges.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 20, 2018 - 8:11pm

The value of faculty spaces.

 

Archive

April 12, 2018

Survey findings suggest one in five college students pours extra financial aid dollars into trendy yet risky investments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

April 10, 2018

City Colleges of Chicago looks to create fairer tuition system by decreasing the rate for part-time students, but some worry the changes could weaken an incentive to go full-time.

April 2, 2018

Historically black technical college in South Carolina may close due to sharp enrollment drops, raising questions about whether it receives adequate support and concerns about the hole it might leave.

March 23, 2018

President Trump, in forum on issues facing young people, extols vocational training and repeats comments that many educators said reflected ignorance of the two-year sector. He also says he is more popular on college campuses than most realize.

March 20, 2018

An Arizona community college wants to tackle poverty by helping its students and faculty members celebrate being the first in their families to attend college.

March 20, 2018

Eloy Ortiz Oakley says California’s online community college will be a better public alternative to for-profit colleges for the “stranded workers” traditional college systems struggle to serve.

March 19, 2018

In a new book, Cheryl Hyman discusses her controversial seven-year stint as chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago, including her attempt to improve its low graduation rates.

March 13, 2018

Illinois community college sees results from encouraging faculty members to meet one-on-one with students to increase persistence, adding extra pressure on instructors to build relationships with their students.

February 23, 2018

Advocates for free college worry that residency, course-load and drug-testing requirements will keep the neediest students out of state programs.

February 22, 2018

A new survey shows graduates from Achieving the Dream colleges report higher percentages of financial and community well-being compared to other community college alumni.

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