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Universities cut services for a big group of their students: those over 25 Hechinger Report Community colleges have long been aware of these students and their needs. Higher ed experts weigh in on industry’s future…


Newsmakers

New CEOs Bill Pink has been named president of Grand Rapids Community College(GRCC) in Michigan. He is currently president and dean for workforce development at the college. Prior to joining GRCC in 2015, Pink was…




DataPoints

Swirling students: Community college students take many different pathways to complete credentials. Editor’s note: DataPoints is a biweekly feature of the American Association of Community Colleges that provides a snapshot of information related to community…




Improving FAFSA completion rates

Editor’s note: This excerpt comes from the American Association of Community Colleges’ 21st-Century Center. Nearly 40 percent of federal aid-eligible students don’t complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly called the FAFSA. Why?…



Commentary: Tackling enrollment challenges

Shoreline Community College opened 52 years ago on an 83-acre campus 10 miles north of Seattle. In 2015–2016, we served 10,003 students studying more than 100 transfer and professional degree programs and hosted international students…