Posts tagged: Community Colleges - Diverse

Professor Durden’s Firing Highlights Adjuncts’ Shaky Footing

by Catherine Morris | June 26, 2017
Lisa Durden never thought a fiery exchange on a Fox News show would have any impact on her empl [...] Read more

Some 2-year Colleges Test-driving New Model

by Catherine Morris | June 25, 2017
Dougherty Family College is among a wave of two-year colleges that offer associate’s degrees [...] Read more

Mississippi’s Largest Community College Warned by Accreditor

by Associated Press |
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

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

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

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

by Eric Freedman | June 11, 2017
A federal judge has thrown out a race and gender discrimination suit against the Community Coll [...] Read more

NY College Students Begin Applying for Free Tuition Program

by Associated Press | June 8, 2017
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York state has begun accepting applications for its new tuition-free colle [...] Read more

New Program Aims to Help Indiana Foster Kids in College

by Associated Press | June 7, 2017
INDIANAPOLIS — About 50 Indiana foster children who are entering college will receive additio [...] Read more

P-TECH Ready to Put Partnerships to Test

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 4, 2017
P-TECH in Brooklyn has spawned the creation of dozens of similar schools throughout the nation [...] Read more

Kansas Law Requires Schools Give Free Tuition to Foster Kids

by Associated Press | May 30, 2017
LAWRENCE, Kan. — A Kansas law waives tuition at state universities and colleges for foster ki [...] Read more

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

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

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

by Lydia Lum |
A recent study found that a steep drop in community college tuition typically sparks significan [...] Read more