Community Colleges - Higher Education
Money Woes Forcing Oregon to Alter Community College Promise

Money Woes Forcing Oregon to Alter Community College Promise

by Associated Press | June 29, 2017
PORTLAND, Ore. — The Oregon Promise may not be kept to students from wealthier families. The [...] Read more
Industry Pitching In to Support Higher Ed ESL

Industry Pitching In to Support Higher Ed ESL

by Lois Elfman | June 27, 2017
At the request of companies within its community, Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvani [...] Read more
Mississippi’s Largest Community College Warned by Accreditor

Mississippi’s Largest Community College Warned by Accreditor

by Associated Press | June 25, 2017
JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi’s largest community college has been put on warning by its acc [...] Read more
AAUP Adds 2 Institutions, Removes 2 From Censure List

AAUP Adds 2 Institutions, Removes 2 From Censure List

by Tiffany Pennamon | June 19, 2017
The American Association of University Professors’ censure list, currently composed of 56 ins [...] Read more
Boston Bridge Program Aims to Put College Within Residents’ Reach

Boston Bridge Program Aims to Put College Within Residents’ Reach

by Catherine Morris | June 14, 2017
Boston will offer its residents yet another chance at free college through a recently announced [...] Read more
Mississippi Community Colleges Make Cut, Raise Tuition

Mississippi Community Colleges Make Cut, Raise Tuition

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press |
JACKSON, Miss. — Community colleges statewide are eliminating nearly 250 jobs for the upcomin [...] Read more
Bias Suit Against Community College of Philadelphia Tossed

Bias Suit Against Community College of Philadelphia Tossed

by Eric Freedman | June 11, 2017
A federal judge has thrown out a race and gender discrimination suit against the Community Coll [...] Read more
Boston Announces Tuition-free College Pilot Program

Boston Announces Tuition-free College Pilot Program

by Associated Press | May 30, 2017
BOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker and Mayor Marty Walsh have unveiled a tuition-free college progra [...] Read more
Texas OKs Bill Increasing Community Colleges Offering 4-year Degrees

Texas OKs Bill Increasing Community Colleges Offering 4-year Degrees

by Catherine Morris |
The Texas Legislature approved a bill on Monday that would allow more community colleges in the [...] Read more
Rural Regional College Approved for Northwest Pennsylvania

Rural Regional College Approved for Northwest Pennsylvania

by Associated Press | May 29, 2017
WARREN, Pa. — State education officials have given the green light for an educational institu [...] Read more
Texas Might Increase Number of Community Colleges Offering Bachelor’s Degrees

Texas Might Increase Number of Community Colleges Offering Bachelor’s Degrees

by Catherine Morris | May 25, 2017
The Texas state legislature is considering expanding the number of community colleges that offe [...] Read more
Study: Reduced Community College Tuition Not Impacting 4-year Enrollment

Study: Reduced Community College Tuition Not Impacting 4-year Enrollment

by Lydia Lum |
A recent study found that a steep drop in community college tuition typically sparks significan [...] Read more
3 African Americans Selected to Lead Community Colleges in N.Y.

3 African Americans Selected to Lead Community Colleges in N.Y.

by Monica Levitan | May 21, 2017
Three African Americans were recently appointed to lead three community colleges in the state o [...] Read more
Raimondo Says She’s Willing to Scale Back Free Tuition Plan

Raimondo Says She’s Willing to Scale Back Free Tuition Plan

by Matt O’Brien, Associated Press | May 16, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday she might have to scale back her plan to p [...] Read more
Seizure of Kansas Student Newspapers Shone Light on Dispute

Seizure of Kansas Student Newspapers Shone Light on Dispute

by Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press | May 14, 2017
WICHITA, Kan. — A federal mediator is expected to hear arguments next month over a grievance [...] Read more