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Tough talks

Ten years ago, Delgado Community College in New Orleans received about 70 percent of its revenue from state funding, Chancellor Joan Davis says. Dennis Pierceis an education writer based in Boston.More Posts





Kurtinitis set to chair AACC board

Sandra Kurtinitis, president of the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC) in Maryland, will become chair of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) board of directors on July 1, succeeding Mary S. Graham, president…


Whatever it takes

Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) is so overwhelmed by requests from local business and industry to help produce skilled workers that the college has primarily focused on “risk-of-flight” companies — firms that can move to…


Close isn’t complete

Nearly one in five students at community colleges and four-year universities who don’t graduate have completed three-quarters or more of credits required for a degree, according to a new study. One in 10 who don’t…