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

October 1, 2018

Peralta Community Colleges find themselves in a catch-22 as they allege financial mismanagement by administrators and campaign for more public funding for the system.

September 27, 2018

New report highlights the different methods and ways community colleges offer first-year experience programs to students.

September 26, 2018

Proposals for tuition-free college programs shift to meet the needs of the state while also exhibiting qualities of more successful existing initiatives.

September 20, 2018

Going beyond placement exams allows more community college students to take and pass gateway math and English courses, but some worry about students who need remediation.

September 19, 2018

A Texas community college system has had some success offering free summer courses to encourage students to pursue full-time status, but questions remain about why more students aren't taking up the offer.

August 28, 2018

Officials at Boston’s Bunker Hill Community College are finding that students are more likely to re-enroll in learning communities that offer mentors and additional advising.

August 24, 2018

Tennessee's tuition-free community college program is proving popular with adults. 

August 15, 2018

Large childcare provider offers free tuition for day care center workers to pursue degrees in early childhood education -- with strings attached.

August 10, 2018

Early results for a study of CUNY Start program finds students outperform their peers in developmental courses.

August 7, 2018

Houston area colleges and universities are working across sectors and sharing information and data to improve student outcomes.

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