Campus Issues

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Commentary: Why we should celebrate — and invest in — America’s best community colleges Forbes Great community colleges have so much to teach us, across higher education and throughout our society, because they are on…


Reporter’s notebook

Airport apprentices in Dallas The Dallas County Community College District and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport are partnering on the state’s first registered airport apprenticeship program. The new pilot program is designed to promote internal growth…


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Commentary: Pennsylvania’s community college students have enough on their plates. They shouldn’t have to worry about going hungry Pennsylvania Capital-Star Although a national solution is sorely needed, community colleges across the country are developing their…




DataPoints

The main revenue source: Although states’ funding of community colleges has decreased from 36 percent a decade ago, it still comprises one-third of community colleges’ revenue, followed by tuition. (Read the PDF.) AACC StaffMore Posts…


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Commentary: What Elizabeth Warren’s free college plan gets wrong Washington Monthly Her proposal would bake into place the vast injustices of the existing system. Here’s a better approach, writes Kevin Carey of New America. Workforce…


Newsmakers

New CEOs Martin Eggensperger has been named president of Black River Technical College in Arkansas. He comes from Arkansas State University—Mountain Home, where he currently is vice chancellor for academic affairs. Previously, Eggensperger served as…


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Commentary: The real college scandal New York Times We skimp on the students who need the most help. Community colleges work to meet demand for skilled trades in Spokane Spokane Journal of Business Faculty at…