Campus Issues



Funding roundup

Ten community colleges are the first to receive grants as part of the Johnson Controls Community College Partnership Program. Over the next five years, Johnson Controls will give $15 million to help expand community college…


Reporter’s notebook

Oakley takes on new roleEvaluating CARES Act fundingIRS announces changes to child tax credit Oakley takes on new role California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley will join the Biden administration in a temporary role,…



Headlines

Federal judge blocks new DACA applicationsCNNA federal judge in Texas on Friday ruled that Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is illegal and blocked new applicants. President Joe Biden says the U.S. Department of Justice intends…


What a trustee wants

When Board of Trustees Chair Dorothy Blakeslee was interviewing applicants to fill the presidency at Bergen Community College in New Jersey last fall, she saw many promising candidates. She also met a few who stood…


Headlines

Plans for free pre-K and community college could provide a ‘ladder into the middle class’New York TimesIncluded in the list of programs Democrats agreed this week to include in their $3.5 trillion budget blueprint is…


Funding roundup

The Marvelous Marvin Hagler Memorial Scholarship fund at Massasoit Community College received a knock-out donation. Mae Lang, mother of the late boxer Marvelous Marvin Hagler, presented a $10,700 check to the Massachusetts college to support…


Headlines

Higher education post-Covid-19The Dallas Morning NewsA look at the future of higher ed includes an expanded role for community colleges and an increased reliance on online learning. All higher ed institutions in Rhode Island will…