Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Jun 04, 2020
Amid widespread protests over another police killing of a black American, two-year systems in California and Virginia will reassess their major role in law enforcement training.
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

Jan. 21, 2020 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2019 Survey of Chief Academic Officers, conducted in association with Gallup, can be downloaded here, free.

Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.

On Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed present a free webcast discussing the results of the survey. View the webcast here.

The Inside Higher Ed Survey of College and University Chief Academic Officers was made possible in part with support from Oracle, Watermark, Phi Kappa Phi and Gallup.

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
August 6, 2020 - 2:00am

Any ideas for best ways to support anxious students when we're all off campus?

Confessions of a Community College Dean
August 4, 2020 - 2:00am

How to prevent layoffs in one easy step.

Archive

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.

September 25, 2019

The financially troubled two-year college district in the East Bay could face a state takeover unless it makes big changes to its management and communication.

September 19, 2019

Graduates of bachelor's degree programs at Canadian community colleges initially earn 12 percent more than university-educated counterparts, but their advantage quickly starts to shrink.

September 10, 2019

Federal report suggests that bias toward the bachelor's degree is contributing to potential shortfall of millions of electricians and welders.

September 6, 2019

New research says reduced tuition at four-year colleges and more funding for all public institutions would do more to raise bachelor's degree attainment.

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