Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Aug 31, 2020
Cabrillo College will begin its fall semester squeezed by two threats: a wildfire and a pandemic.
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
September 18, 2020 - 2:00am

High school epistemology, multifactor placement and a classy end to a drum battle.

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

A small change that portends much larger changes.

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

Getting incentives right.

Archive

June 7, 2018

After becoming the first public college in California to lose accreditation, Compton College is preparing to stand on its own once again.

June 6, 2018

The world's largest social media company is partnering with community colleges and sharing a curriculum for digital advertising and media training.

June 4, 2018

After the accreditor for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system pushed back on plans to consolidate the state's 12 community colleges, some faculty groups are calling for new leadership and more funding.

May 31, 2018

A social justice curriculum paired with student support services and specially trained faculty members has helped two San Francisco-based colleges increase completion rates.

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 9, 2018

A new analysis sheds light on the need to help students who are 75 percent of the way toward a degree but are at risk of dropping out.

May 3, 2018

Tidewater Community College is one of many two-year institutions around the country that are shedding employees as they cope with broad enrollment declines.

May 2, 2018

Despite filing federal applications and being eligible for aid, many low-income students in California are going without millions of dollars in Pell Grants.

May 1, 2018

Facing increasing student loan default rates, Indiana's community college system has focused on helping students with their financial literacy.

April 30, 2018

If community colleges are going to close achievement gaps, they need to better accommodate part-time students, report says.

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