Oregon’s high employment rate may be causing rising community college costs
Statesman Journal
Oregon community college officials believe the state’s high employment rate is causing a negative effect on enrollment. As a result, they are increasing tuition and fees.

Georgia college, county partnering on workforce development
Albany Technical College is the site of the new Work Source Development Program aiming to meet the growing demands of employers in south Georgia. The college is partnering with Dougherty County to assist both industries and technical colleges in moving trained people into jobs.

Faculty at Kentucky college are designing innovative classrooms
Elizabethtown News Enterprise
Elizabethtown Community and Technical College officials and faculty members are working together to redesign the oldest building on campus for the 21st century.

Editorial: Downsizing higher education is a dual problem
Morehead News
The progress of Kentucky’s 16 community and technical colleges and eight public universities have made in equipping individuals with college degrees has been stymied by nearly 10 straight years of state budget cuts and resulting increases in tuition.

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Tabitha Whissemore
is a contributor to Community College Daily and managing editor of AACC's Community College Journal.