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Learning to be a leader

For many community college presidents, the presidency is the culmination of a longstanding career ambition, marked by ceremonies and celebrations. Yet leadership development is a never-ending process of informal and formal learning experiences. Barbara Viniaris…


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Revving economic engines at community colleges Philanthropy Karen Buchwald Wright has made a loud impact on her local economy — through a combination of jobs created at her company and philanthropic investments in the education…





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Competition helps college students find a place in science Science Magazine Last month, a team from Del Mar College in Texas won first place in the Community College Innovation Challenge for their project, which uses…


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Bigger portion of the paycheck: Students from families who earn $30,000 or less a year use at least half of that income to cover the average net cost of a public two-year college. (Read full…


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Back to the starting line on regulating for-profit colleges
 NPR The American Association of Community Colleges argues that the cost of compliance with gainful employment has been burdensome for many public two-year institutions. Community colleges…