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

May 9, 2017

Unusual foundation grant will pay for community colleges and four-year institutions to improve their transfer pathways, with goal of 30 percent bump in four-year degrees earned by community college graduates.

May 5, 2017

A new paper finds students don’t leave postsecondary education when the for-profit institution they attend is sanctioned by federal agencies. They move into the public sector.

April 28, 2017

Community college faces students upset that they can't be licensed after a professor -- fired this week -- reportedly didn't have time to deal with accreditor, despite having time to teach online at two for-profit institutions.

April 25, 2017

Demand surges for graduates of career and technical programs at two-year colleges, yet vocational education continues to struggle with an image problem and a deep gender imbalance.

April 24, 2017

Community colleges in New York and California are hoping to replicate the success of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which has doubled completion rates.

April 19, 2017

A growing body of research shows that full-time college students are more likely to graduate, yet experts caution against policies that neglect part-time students.

April 11, 2017

A changing economy and professionalization is driving an increase in education requirements for child-care workers, but there are concerns about mandating higher degrees for a field that traditionally doesn't pay well.

April 4, 2017

Connecticut system hopes for big savings by running 12 campuses centrally and combining back-office functions at colleges and universities.

March 29, 2017

Associate degrees can lead to far greater wage earnings than certificates, a new report shows.

March 24, 2017

Indiana moves to focus on job training through nondegree programs.

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