Monthly Archives: October 2010

White House Summit Fixes Spotlight On Two-Year Schools

(This article also appeared in the Oct. 18, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week For the nation’s community colleges, the White House Summit on Community Colleges was their long-awaited day in the spotlight. … Continue reading

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Maximizing Efficiencies and Cutting Administrative Costs

Ivy Tech’s Commitment to Efficiency Makes Most of Indiana’s Investment (This article also appeared in the Oct. 18, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By Thomas J. Snyder President Ivy Tech Community College Gov. Mitch Daniels HAS implored Indiana’s public … Continue reading

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Virginia Leads Way on Community College Reform

Community college leaders needed to look no further than Virginia to see an example of college reform in action. Continue reading

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Top Issues Not Addressed at Summit

Prior to this week’s Summit on Community Colleges, the White House established a web site asking all interested parties to submit their “thoughts, questions and challenges for discussion as part of the summit dialogue.”  It worked like this: After each … Continue reading

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Summit Leaves Leaders Wanting More

By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week For the nation’s community colleges, the White House Summit on Community Colleges was their long-awaited day in the spotlight. Often neglected, frequently overlooked and sometimes even ridiculed, two-year colleges were explicitly recognized at … Continue reading

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Meeting of The Minds

Cooke Foundation Initiative Connects Transfers To Top Colleges (This article appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of Community College Week)  Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week  They are the oddest of higher education bedfellows, the rich kid and his poor … Continue reading

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POV: Community Colleges’ Role in Economic Development

Forging Strategic Partnerships with Businesses Can Advance Entrepreneurial Learning (This article appeared in the Oct. 4 issue of Community College Week) Heather Van Sickle Executive Director National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship and Andre Taylor CEO Taylor Insight Entrepreneurship and … Continue reading

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