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

February 18, 2005
Measure would create new program for community colleges, though other institutions are eyeing the funds.
February 15, 2005

Put a bunch of college officials in a room the week after the release of the federal budget proposal, and it's not hard to tell what it contained. Lots of money, lots of smiles (O.K., that doesn't happen a lot).

With a budget like last week's -- full of hundreds of millions of dollars in proposed cuts to programs that colleges hold dear -- the mood is one of uncertainty and frustration. And that was evident Monday at the National Legislative Summit put on annually by the Association of Community College Trustees and American Association of Community Colleges.

February 10, 2005

Congress offered a first glimpse Wednesday at the new federal job training program for community colleges that President Bush unveiled more than a year ago. It came as members of a House of Representatives subcommittee approved a bill to renew the Workforce Investment Act of 1998.

Officials of two-year colleges generally liked what they saw.

February 9, 2005

For much of the last year, community colleges and the Bush administration have, symbolically, been dancing cheek to cheek. Given what's in the Bush administration's 2006 budget proposal, they may spend the next few months fighting toe to toe.

January 28, 2005

As enrollments at American colleges continue to soar, vaulting past the 17 million mark in fall 2002, students grow ever more likely to be black or Hispanic and female and to attend community colleges or for-profit institutions, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. Education Department.

January 25, 2005
"Carnegie Classifications" -- widely used to group colleges -- are undergoing the most significant changes in their history.
January 12, 2005
A new program to ease the transfer of community college students to elite institutions is on the horizon.
January 11, 2005
The budget unveiled by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Monday pleased California's universities but left community colleges a little short.
January 8, 2005

The flow of athletes -- especially male basketball players -- between community colleges and Division I sports programs has been a somewhat shadowy and underreported element of the sports landscape for two decades.

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