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 21, 2020 - 2:00am

Making decisions with imperfect information.

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.

Archive

March 22, 2005
An unusual accrediting dispute could lead to significant changes in how colleges are evaluated.
March 21, 2005
Students at a community college in Los Angeles want to know why a division of Playboy was allowed to shoot a video on their institution's baseball field. The answer? $5,000.
March 11, 2005
Moving expeditiously, the full chamber approves a vocational education bill.
March 10, 2005

In the prevailing climate of recent Congresses, dominated by the push for belt tightening and the shift of power to the states, college officials and other beneficiaries of federal funds tend to shudder when lawmakers use the words "streamline" or "consolidate" to refer to key programs. Too often, the officials fear, the words "eliminate" or "reduce" will follow at some later date.

March 10, 2005
Cuts in California's Ventura County Community College District infuriate professors and students.
March 9, 2005
More traditional-aged undergraduates are starting at community colleges.
March 7, 2005
A community college district abandons a program in Spain, citing terror and cost concerns. One trustee blames Spain's withdrawal of troops in Iraq.
March 7, 2005

Members of the College Republicans group at Santa Rosa Junior College had had enough. They were fed up, they said, with talking among themselves about various professors who, by expressing unvarnished liberal views as fact, made the students feel uncomfortable expressing their opposing views in class.

March 1, 2005
Programs to train the next generation of community college deans and presidents either don't exist or are too small, warns a report.
February 18, 2005
Measure would create new program for community colleges, though other institutions are eyeing the funds.

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