Community Colleges - Higher Education
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
Tennessee Legislature Passes Free Tuition Program

Tennessee Legislature Passes Free Tuition Program

by Adrian Sainz, Associated Press |
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Tennessee’s new plan to allow older adults without a college degree or cer [...] Read more
Community Colleges Working Around State Budget Cuts

Community Colleges Working Around State Budget Cuts

by Catherine Morris | May 9, 2017
Financial struggles pose a problem for many community colleges, and can be expected to continue [...] Read more
N.Y. College President Heard Blaming Alleged Assault Victim

N.Y. College President Heard Blaming Alleged Assault Victim

by Associated Press | April 27, 2017
SANBORN, N.Y. — A New York community college president who was recorded disparaging an allege [...] Read more
Hispanic Leadership Pipeline Proving Vital

Hispanic Leadership Pipeline Proving Vital

by Ted Martinez Jr. and Susan A. Herney | April 26, 2017
Programs that prepare Hispanic role models for executive leadership are of increasing importanc [...] Read more
Lakin Institute a Model Program for Black CEO Development

Lakin Institute a Model Program for Black CEO Development

by | April 25, 2017
The Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership was founded to prepare Black senior level community [...] Read more
McClenney Kicks Off AACC Convention

McClenney Kicks Off AACC Convention

| April 23, 2017
Dr. Kay McClenney, senior adviser to the president and CEO of the American Association of Comm [...] Read more