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

August 20, 2019

A major community college and a public research university team up with an outside company to improve their advising and other support services, in part by training their staffs.

August 15, 2019

For-profit colleges were shut out of proposed legislation to expand Pell Grants to short-term programs. They’ve offered little pushback so far, though -- a sign the sector is focused on other legislative concerns.

August 5, 2019

Even Tennessee's promising remedial math reform does little to boost college completion, new study finds, calling for more effective models as part of suite of student success efforts.

August 5, 2019

An unexpected bequest by an unassuming donor will help financially strapped students at Compton College and also allow the institution to create an endowment.

July 29, 2019

The Board of Trustees at Miami Dade College has reopened a search for the college's next president, throwing out three of the four candidates offered by a stakeholder search committee.

July 18, 2019

Author discusses new book on "breakout moves" for teaching at community colleges.

July 12, 2019

New research shows more student borrowing is connected to greater academic success -- at least at community colleges -- and indicates reduced borrowing could lead to higher loan defaults.

July 10, 2019

Community college programs don’t adapt all that well to changes in the labor market, Michel Grosz argues.

July 1, 2019

The economy requires an aggressive shift to a system, writes Kenneth Ender, where public colleges are stitched together with K-12 and local nonprofits and feature an electronic backbone of support.

June 26, 2019

Armed with promising results, CUNY is expanding ASAP and other student success experiments while helping to export them to colleges outside the system.

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