Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Oct 05, 2020
The need for safety, training and planning drove these community college leaders to choose online learning for the fall.
Oct 29, 2019
The tech company is looking for different ways to fill “new-collar” jobs in its 360,000-employee workforce by adding digital badges and apprenticeships and deepening partnerships with community colleges.

Surveys

Student transfer is an increasing priority for officials at two- and four-year colleges alike, but they blame each other for flaws in the process. Experts want them to focus on the students' needs.

Booklets

"Guiding Students to Success at Community Colleges" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

A copy of the booklet is available for download here, free.

We invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet on Thursday, Aug. 22, at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This compilation was made possible in part by the support of Ellucian.

 

Blogs

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 19, 2020 - 2:00am

The case of L. D. Burnett.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 16, 2020 - 2:00am

Of ballots, tests and ties.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
October 15, 2020 - 2:00am

Will the pandemic do to ties what JFK did to hats?

Archive

March 19, 2020

A public health crisis and a global recession have hit higher education at the same time. What could the future look like for open-access colleges, which serve the most vulnerable?

February 11, 2020

Community college students are not just focused on vocational skills training but are also as committed to learning for its own sake as the students in selective liberal arts institutions, argues Michael Thurston.

January 22, 2020

Opening up Pell Grants to short-term training is a promising idea, but changes are needed to prevent unintended consequences for equity, writes Jim Jacobs.

January 17, 2020

California's new online-only community college grabbed headlines again with its CEO's departure. While some see the college as a doomed venture, others say it's too soon to pass judgment.

January 13, 2020

They're often the most affordable option for higher education -- if not the only option -- yet public funding for them compared to other colleges is clearly imbalanced, write Austan Goolsbee, Glenn Hubbard and Penny Pritzker.

January 10, 2020

A statewide credit-transfer deal between Pennsylvania community colleges and Southern New Hampshire University could put pressure on the state’s relatively pricey public institutions.

January 3, 2020

Community college in New York is betting on partnerships with other countries and local faith organizations to increase its sagging enrollment.

December 18, 2019

Arrupe College, a two-year institution attached to Loyola Chicago, surpasses its public counterparts in typical benchmarks of student success. Now, the Jesuits plan to spread the model elsewhere.

November 27, 2019

Los Angeles-based Everytable takes on campus food insecurity with healthy meals, SmartFridges and donations.

November 25, 2019

Researchers and higher education professionals discuss how far reforms to developmental education have come -- and how far they have to go.

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