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Getting in sync

Community college presidents and board members come and go. But a major driver of the continued success of two-year colleges is how fruitfully the relationships between CEOs and their boards evolve over time — from…




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Drop algebra requirement for non-STEM majors, California community colleges chief says Los Angeles Times The chancellor of the California Community Colleges system says intermediate algebra should no longer be required to earn an associate degree…




Connecting to STEM

Since 2014, MassBay Community College’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Mentor Program has been connecting STEM students and regional employers for one-on-one mentoring relationships. The program provides substantive, skills-based programs and networking opportunities that…


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…