Higher Education News and Jobs

Pearl River Community College President to Retire in June

Pearl River Community College President to Retire in June

by Associated Press | January 11, 2017
POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College President William Lewis is set to retire t [...] Read more
Kay McClenney Named as 2017 Diverse Champions Award Winner

Kay McClenney Named as 2017 Diverse Champions Award Winner

by Diverse Staff | January 10, 2017
Dr. Kay McClenney, a veteran leader in education and a community college advocate, has been nam [...] Read more
Entering New Job, Tennessee Head of Colleges Draws Praise

Entering New Job, Tennessee Head of Colleges Draws Praise

by Associated Press | December 28, 2016
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The new Tennessee Board of Regents chancellor has officially gotten the jo [...] Read more
Bill Pink Raising the Bar at Every Level

Bill Pink Raising the Bar at Every Level

by Christina Sturdivant | December 27, 2016
At Grand Rapids Community College, Dr. Bill Pink will not only be memorialized as a college pre [...] Read more
How a Rural Community College Embraces Diversity

How a Rural Community College Embraces Diversity

by Alex Peterson | December 21, 2016
Outside the large urban areas, many of us in the United States live in areas where most people [...] Read more

Community Colleges Tackle Retraining Challenge in Coal Country

by Lois Elfman | December 18, 2016
The core community college mission of workforce training received a huge positive jolt through [...] Read more
Mott Community College Helps Flint Face Water Challenge

Mott Community College Helps Flint Face Water Challenge

by Catherine Morris | December 15, 2016
By the time Mayor Karen Weaver had declared a state of emergency in Flint in December 2015, Mot [...] Read more
Diverse Conversations: Grading Obama’s Presidency on Higher Ed

Diverse Conversations: Grading Obama’s Presidency on Higher Ed

by Matthew Lynch | December 12, 2016
High student loan debt, access, accountability, and everything in between were put in President [...] Read more
Woman Guilty of Embezzling $200,000 from Education Nonprofit

Woman Guilty of Embezzling $200,000 from Education Nonprofit

by Associated Press | December 8, 2016
EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene woman has pleaded guilty to embezzling over $200,000 from a nonprofit [...] Read more

Report: Housing, Food Insecurities on Rise for Community College Students

by Jamal Eric Watson | December 4, 2016
Food and housing insecurities continue to be a major issue for community college students acros [...] Read more
Audit Questions Luna Community College Hiring, Pay

Audit Questions Luna Community College Hiring, Pay

by Associated Press | October 31, 2016
LAS VEGAS, N.M. ― A recently completed special audit of a Las Vegas, New Mexico, community co [...] Read more
Williston State Expanding Free Tuition Effort to Montana

Williston State Expanding Free Tuition Effort to Montana

by Blake Nicholson, Associated Press | October 25, 2016
BISMARCK, N.D. ― A small two-year college in northwestern North Dakota that offers free tuiti [...] Read more

Admissions Movement Leaving ACT/SAT Behind

by Pearl Stewart | October 11, 2016
Hundreds of four-year, liberal arts schools have decreased reliance upon ACT/SAT test scores in [...] Read more

Experts: Performance Funding for Higher Ed Yielding Mixed Results

by Catherine Morris | October 6, 2016
Despite broad national support for such programs, state funding for higher education that is ti [...] Read more
Colleges Lavishing More Financial Aid on Wealthy Students

Colleges Lavishing More Financial Aid on Wealthy Students

by Michael Melia, Associated Press | September 27, 2016
STORRS, Conn. ― Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even wi [...] Read more