Community college enrollment drops by double digits on some campuses; some call it a ‘crisis’
89.3 KPCC
About half of California’s 114 community colleges are seeing enrollment drops this year, state education officials say – prompting calls for new recruitment tactics from some faculty and reassurances from administrators.

Tennessee is spending less per student than it was 10 years ago, report says
Knoxville News Sentinel
Tennessee added more funding to higher education than most states last year, but per-student funding levels remain below what they were when the recession hit in 2008, according to a new report.

With DACA’s end in sight, Washington colleges and officials urge Congress to act
Bellingham Herald
The presidents of Bellingham Technical College and Whatcom Community College have joined 50 other colleges in Washington state in signing a statement of support for DACA.

ECC’s immigrant president reassures undocumented students
Buffalo News
Erie Community College President Dan Hocoy has a message for students who are undocumented immigrants: Don’t be afraid.

CSCU finds bookstore retailer for 12 community colleges, secures student discount on new textbooks
New Haven Register
The Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system is offering students at its 12 community colleges 10 percent off new books purchased in campus bookstores and online after agreeing to use Follett Higher Education Group as a bookstore retailer.

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