Community Colleges

Community Colleges
Aug 31, 2020
Cabrillo College will begin its fall semester squeezed by two threats: a wildfire and a pandemic.
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
September 30, 2020 - 2:00am

Recognizing colleagues whose work is infinitely harder right now.

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 29, 2020 - 2:00am

"I did the five-paragraph thing: intro, ethos, logos, pathos, conclusion."

Confessions of a Community College Dean
September 28, 2020 - 2:00am

Why the least expensive sector saw the largest enrollment decline.

Archive

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.

August 1, 2018

A growing number of states are experimenting with different ways to encourage students to take more credits.

July 19, 2018

A Chicago-based nonprofit is opening a private two-year institution aimed at Latino immigrants.

July 18, 2018

More can be done at both the student and leadership level to encourage greater understanding, collaboration and integration across different sectors of the same higher education system, write Ross Gittell and Julie Johnson.

July 17, 2018

Some faculty members at Los Angeles community colleges question the lack of black leaders on the district's board and among their presidents.

June 27, 2018

Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.

June 21, 2018

Some researchers are warning community colleges that enrollment isn't expected to improve, even as they grapple with declines in state funding and demand for better performance and outcomes.

June 12, 2018

The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges.

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