Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jul 19, 2018
A Chicago-based nonprofit is opening a private two-year institution aimed at Latino immigrants.
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

April 27, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of Community College Presidents was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.

Download a free copy of the survey report here.

On May 22, Inside Higher Ed presented a webcast to discuss the survey’s results. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Jenzabar and McGraw-Hill Education.

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
July 23, 2018 - 3:02am

Should a strategic plan more closely resemble a phone book, or a to-do list?

Confessions of a Community College Dean
July 20, 2018 - 2:57am

Getting ready for a son's next steps.

Archive

June 20, 2017

If the administration’s expanded apprenticeship program is to succeed, it must ensure a baseline of quality and rigor, alignment with industry standards, and equity in access and participation, writes Cassius O. Johnson.

June 16, 2017

But avoid legislation that would cap bachelor’s degree programs and create new oversight board.

June 15, 2017

Bill would require the state’s public universities to release data on credit acceptance for transfer students as well as graduation rates for those students.

June 1, 2017

Jeff Vande Zande learned firsthand how the phrase can be the kiss of death to innovation, change and growth -- and then experienced the results of a very different approach.

May 31, 2017

For community colleges, high school students are a growing population to serve, but some fear a lack of financial base for the programs amid fears they may be masking large declines in other enrollments.

May 22, 2017

Despite the frequent loss of credits, transferring from a community college to a university is less expensive than starting at a four-year institution, a new study finds.

May 19, 2017

Boston-area nonprofit will pay gang members who want to go to college and get off the street, with a goal of improving communities.

May 16, 2017

Officials at Parkland College in Illinois await a judge’s decision on whether a newly elected college board member can keep her job as a faculty member.

May 12, 2017

Florida’s Legislature looks to shake up the state’s two-year college system once again by cutting funds for developmental education, capping bachelor's degree programs and creating a new oversight board.

May 10, 2017

Other institutions can learn from historically black colleges by using culturally responsive teaching to improve developmental education success rates for minority students, new report finds.

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