In This Issue
COVER STORY: Expanding The Conversation CCCSE Report Says Colleges Must Support Adjunct Instructors
Part-Time Partners A special report issued by the Center for Community College Student Engagement found that while community colleges depend on part-time faculty to teach more than half of their students, colleges typically do not treat part-timers as full partners in promoting student success.
POV: Why Education Reform Fails In The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, T. S. Eliot’s main character asks, “Do I dare to disturb the universe?” His question has echoed throughout the world; however, it is rarely answered in the affirmative by people we wish had courage and gumption — politicians, bureaucrats, religious leaders and sadly, educators.
EVENTS CALENDAR: Higher-ed-related conferences,workshops, institutes, etc.
NEXT EDITION PREVIEW: Adjunct Faculty Just a year ago, Leah Tyrell was slinging slices, burgers and nachos as a waitress at Asheville Pizza and Brewing. Now, she’s canning and brewing beer for the company, one of a growing number of local women working in the brew industry here. It can be a tough, backbreaking job, but Tyrell is up for the challenge.
Distance Education 2014-Special Report Promo From MOOCs to BYOD, colleges are exploring innovative ways to educate a diverse population.
Community College News
Barriers to Credit Transfer Lowering Graduation Rates New Study Says Universities’ Refusal To Accept Community College Coursework Stymies Students
GRANTS AND GIFTS: A summary listing of colleges receiving grants and gifts
Gubernatorial Hopeful Proposes Ark. Workforce Training Changes Regional Councils Would Guide Funding Decisions
Hillary Clinton Appeals to Idealism of College Students As They Did in Twice Electing Obama, Young Voters Could Play Pivotal Role in Presidential Election
HONORS AND AWARDS: A summary listing of colleges receiving institution and individual honors and awards
Mass. Scholars Lament the Lost Art of Letter Writing Rise of Technology Has Lead to the Gradual Demise of Written Communications
NEWS BRIEFS: A summary list of higher-ed-related news from around the nation
POLITICS & POLICY: Mo. Senate Endorses Plan for Maintenance Backlog $600 Million in Borrowing Would Cover Long-Needed Repairs at Public Colleges and State Buildings
Student Files Free-Speech Lawsuit Against Va. Colleges Evangelical Student Says Demonstrations Policy Has Thwarted Him from On-Campus Preaching
TRACKING TRENDS : College Students Bypassing Degrees On Purpose Growing Numbers of Students Seek Specific, Marketable Skills without Paying for a College Degree
TRACKING TRENDS : Michigan To Pilot Initiative To Help Vets Get Jobs ‘Hiring Our Heroes’ Initiative To Connect Discharged Soldiers with Employers
TRACKING TRENDS : Students’ Jobs Pay off Tuition at 7 ‘Work Colleges’ Arrangement Makes College More Affordable and Provides Students with Real-Life Experiences
TRACKING TRENDS : Trucking Companies Seek New Drivers Shortfall of Quality Drivers Expected to Reach 200K by 2017 as More Baby Boomers Retire
E-NOTES: Check out Paul Bradley's links and tweets on higher education news from around the 'Net
Community College Week Archives
Just a year ago, Leah Tyrell was slinging slices, burgers and nachos as a waitress at Asheville Pizza and Brewing. Now, she’s canning and brewing beer for the company, one of a growing number of local women working in the brew industry here. It can be a tough, backbreaking job, but Tyrell is up for the challenge.
Upcoming Special ReportsDistance Education 2014-Special Report Promo From MOOCs to BYOD, colleges are exploring innovative ways to educate a diverse population.
Top100 Degree Producers, 2014 Promo Look out for Community COllege Week's 2014 Top 100 Associate Degree Producers Special Report
ON THE HORIZON: Community College Week Special Reports Lineup In addition to covering news and trend affecting the country’s community colleges, Community College Week has a full lineup of special reports coming this year:
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