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

May 21, 2019

New analysis of Oregon Promise tuition-free scholarship program found that it increased community college enrollment but decreased enrollment at four-year institutions in the first year, and that fewer first-generation and low-income students benefited financially than expected.

May 17, 2019

Despite calls to step down, the board president of a two-year college in Illinois is refusing to resign after posting several Islamophobic and anti-immigrant memes on social media.

May 10, 2019

The largest technical college in Kansas is paying relocation and housing costs for students to move to the area, many from other states, to deal with a work-force shortage in the local aviation industry.

May 8, 2019

Hudson Valley Community College plans to offer classes overseas in an effort to stabilize enrollment and keep faculty employed.

May 2, 2019

A California community college is picking course schedules for students to encourage them to enroll full-time and reach graduation quicker.

May 2, 2019

Governors State University president Elaine Maimon pens an open thank-you letter to a transformative English composition instructor at a community college.

April 30, 2019

New research finds that while food insecurity among college students is a serious problem, studies on the issue may not provide accurate estimates of its magnitude.

April 26, 2019

A new report challenges federal and state policy makers to increase funding for community colleges to improve social mobility.

April 17, 2019

The head of Connecticut's community college and university system will present more detailed plans for consolidating the management of the two-year colleges to the system's accreditor.

April 16, 2019

Colleges' personalized correspondence with students prompted higher enrollment in summer courses, according to a new MDRC study.

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