Higher Education News and Jobs

System Allows Credits to Transfer Between Ivy Tech, Universities

System Allows Credits to Transfer Between Ivy Tech, Universities

by Associated Press | June 19, 2007
INDIANAPOLIS A system that allows community-college students to transfer credits to the state [...] Read more
Conference: Community Colleges May Be Best Hope to Close Achievement Gap

Conference: Community Colleges May Be Best Hope to Close Achievement Gap

by Angela P. Dodson | June 14, 2007
Minority, low-income students continue to be left behind academically. [...] Read more
Former Pima Community College Student Educates Immigrants

Former Pima Community College Student Educates Immigrants

by Associated Press | June 7, 2007
TUCSON, Ariz. Ruth Tapia is giving back to her community an act that fulfills her need to help [...] Read more
Mass. Governor Promises Free Tuition for Community College Students

Mass. Governor Promises Free Tuition for Community College Students

by Associated Press |
BOSTON Gov. Deval Patrick called for an eight-year overhaul of public education last week, se [...] Read more
Community College Backers Criticize University of Montana Plan for Higher Ed Center

Community College Backers Criticize University of Montana Plan for Higher Ed Center

by Associated Press |
MILES CITY, Mont. University of Montana President George Dennison has outlined a preliminary p [...] Read more
Community Colleges May Be Best Hope to Close Achievement Gap, Says ETS

Community Colleges May Be Best Hope to Close Achievement Gap, Says ETS

by Angela P. Dodson | June 1, 2007
PRINCETON, N.J. Community colleges are the “last, best hope” for closing the achievement [...] Read more
Low Percentage of Latino Students Transfer From Community Colleges to Four-Year Universities, UCLA Study Shows

Low Percentage of Latino Students Transfer From Community Colleges to Four-Year Universities, UCLA Study Shows

by Associated Press |
LOS ANGELES Although a majority of Latino students in California are enrolled in the communit [...] Read more
NISOD Conference Attracts Record Number of Attendees

NISOD Conference Attracts Record Number of Attendees

by David Pluviose |
AUSTIN, Texas A record 2,300 attendees from community colleges across the nation descended on [...] Read more
Tenn. Bill Seeks to Reduce Costs of College Textbooks

Tenn. Bill Seeks to Reduce Costs of College Textbooks

by Associated Press | May 30, 2007
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. A bill moving through the Legislature would require the University of Tenn [...] Read more

New Ivy Tech Community College President Visiting Campuses Across Indiana

by Associated Press |
SELLERSBURG, Ind. Ivy Tech Community College’s incoming president has spent much of his time [...] Read more

Prosecutors File No Charges in Case of Calif. College Alleged Gang Rape

by Associated Press | May 23, 2007
SAN JOSE, Calif. Santa Clara County prosecutors announced Monday they have declined to file c [...] Read more
Southwest Idaho Voters to Decide Proposed Community College

Southwest Idaho Voters to Decide Proposed Community College

by Associated Press |
BOISE, Idaho Voters in Idaho's two most populated counties will decide Tuesday whether to buil [...] Read more
Maine Students, Lawmakers Plead for More Community College Funding

Maine Students, Lawmakers Plead for More Community College Funding

by Associated Press | May 21, 2007
AUGUSTA, Maine With a balanced state budget still beyond lawmakers' grasp, a community college [...] Read more
Learning, Diversity and the Road Ahead

Learning, Diversity and the Road Ahead

by Mark David Milliron and Gerardo de los Santos | May 15, 2007
Community college leaders anticipate wrestling with the increasing challenges of students enrol [...] Read more
N.C. Community Colleges Becoming More Popular as Starting Point

N.C. Community Colleges Becoming More Popular as Starting Point

by Associated Press |
CHARLOTTE, N.C. Community colleges are increasingly becoming a popular and cheaper alternative [...] Read more