New This Week
The changing role of the professor has created a huge new subclass of academic worker.
Amid higher education's rapid changes, the continuing value of the lengthy, complex accreditation process is raising skeptical questions.
The scorecard will allow students and families to compare colleges in the system, and will help the colleges measure and improve their performances.
The program, being offered under a contract with Caterpiller Inc., is turning the college into a "pawn" in the company's "union-busting games," the union says.
Students who pass an intensive course at Edmonds Community College get an automatic interview with the Boeing Company, a deal that has proved beneficial.
- Adjunct Professors Often Lack Training in How to Handle Disabilities in the Classroom, Experts Say
- Community-College Students Perform Worse Online Than Face to Face
- California Community-College Leaders to Recommend One Million New Graduates by 2020
- Accreditor of California Colleges Lacks Conflict Protections, Federal Review Says
- California Community Colleges End Controversial Deal With Kaplan U.
The Two-Year Track
The application, the interview, and even the offer are not the same as at four-year colleges.
- Making It Past the First Round
- A Different Set of Advice for Community-College Presidents
- Advice for New Community-College Presidents, Part 2
- Advice for New Community-College Presidents, Part 1