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 20, 2018 - 8:11pm

The value of faculty spaces.

 

Confessions of a Community College Dean
May 18, 2018 - 2:00am

Writers and thinkers and their impact.

Archive

January 2, 2018

Proposed requirements for occupational therapists to have more advanced degrees to work in the field could cause problems for community colleges.

December 22, 2017

A proposed policy statement has reignited the question of whether the associate or bachelor's degree should be the entry-level requirement in the nursing profession.

December 20, 2017

Protests and altercation at St. Louis Community College board meeting highlight division over layoffs and a budget deficit in a large district that is losing students.

December 18, 2017

An accreditor's decision to place an embattled New Jersey community college on probation may have been the wake-up call officials needed to improve its operations.

December 7, 2017

Faculty and student groups pushed against proposal from Oakland Athletics to build new ballpark on college property. And their board listened.

December 1, 2017

New research indicates more job opportunities would be available if apprenticeships were expanded across more fields.

November 29, 2017

Will merging institutions strengthen the system or hasten its decline, asks Tara DaPra, who has taught at one of its four-year universities as well as in its community colleges.

November 27, 2017

States and institutions are still working out incentives and programs to get dual-credit instructors qualified to meet a change in accreditation standards.

November 21, 2017

Neither new programs nor trying to emulate or recreate a traditional four-year university campus experience will adequately address the enrollment challenges, argues Christiane Warren.

November 20, 2017

With nearly 50 different local tuition-free initiatives, California colleges contemplate how they may merge existing programs with a new statewide plan.

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