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 25, 2019

Community colleges are realizing that addressing racial and income equity are the missing pieces to improving completion rates. And Achieving the Dream wants to help them eliminate that inequity.

February 20, 2019

Merger between a low-performing community college and a nearby university has increased graduation and transfer rates -- and could be a model for other colleges.

February 12, 2019

A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.

February 12, 2019

AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 8, 2019

A new study challenges the notion that student loan debt is bad for people attending community colleges and finds that borrowing may actually increase their academic success.

January 31, 2019

The proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12 is unique. But local and national education experts say it wouldn’t work.

January 18, 2019

Despite a plan to cut a third of classes, City College of San Francisco is growing.

January 10, 2019

New report says federal agencies should improve public awareness of food assistance programs to help combat hunger among college students.

January 3, 2019

Some California community colleges are turning down state money for free tuition to avoid participating in the federal loan program.

December 21, 2018

Major education foundations aren't waiting for Congress to provide data needed to better analyze and serve students. They've partnered to get the data themselves and are encouraging more colleges to join them.

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