Category Archives: Tw0-Year Colleges

Free Speech Rules Can Create Legal Risks for Colleges

By Mary L. Dowell and David A. Urban The 1960s and early 1970s established public college campuses as areas in which Americans exercised free speech rights with unprecedented vigor. The results included highly visible clashes between students, protesters, and academic administration; … Continue reading

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Fastest-Growing Community Colleges, 2010 Edition

Shifting Emphasis Completion Agenda Dominates Even as Colleges Struggle with Enrollment Climb  By Paul Bradley Editor Community College WeekCommunity College Week That enrollment at community colleges have skyrocketed to record levels since the Great Recession took hold in 2007 hardly … Continue reading

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Community College Enrollment Surges as Economy Sags

Victor M.H. Borden Indiana University Bloomington. Last year’s analysis of the Fastest Growing Community Colleges began with a reference to the national economic collapse that was just over a year in progress. Because the analysis relies on national data that … Continue reading

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Advance Planning is Critical to Colleges In Dealing With Campus Violence

Felipe H. Chia Professor of Management and Marketing HACC, Harrisburg, Pa. Many Americans tend to see the United States as an invincible colossus, a perception that is far different from what our adversaries tend to see when they look at … Continue reading

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2010 CCSSE Report Stresses Importance of Quality Teaching

Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week Here is a pop quiz for community college educators. What percentage of community college students says they often or very often include perspectives from different races, genders and political beliefs in class discussions or … Continue reading

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Success Course Moves Needle at Tulsa Community College

Thomas K. McKeon President Tulsa Community College Imagine a classroom full of 30 students in neat rows of desks ready to start their first year of college. Now imagine half those students vanish, leaving just 15 students on one side … Continue reading

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Across the Potomac, Reform Agenda Takes Hold

(This article also appeared in the Nov.1, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By William Trueheart President and CEO Achieving the Dream ”It’s time to reform our community colleges so that they provide Americans of all ages a chance to … Continue reading

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Winds of a Revival

Colleges Sharing Their Green Energy Initiatives (This Article also appeared in the Nov.1, 2010 issue of Community College Week) By Paul Bradley Editor Community College Week  Time was that the small town of Tucumcari, N.M., thrived as a rowdy railroad … Continue reading

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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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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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