Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 3:01pm
The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education awarded $7.5 million in grants to state and community colleges to spur innovation on the campuses. The Vision Project Performance Incentive Fund, which is in its third year, aims to support campuses with a goal of becoming national leaders in areas such as workforce alignment, college completion, and closing achievement gaps.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 2:38pm
By most accounts, the College of Marin, part of the Marin Community College District in California, is on the upswing. New facilities are being built, a large debt appears to have been addressed, and enrollment at the historically under-utilized northern campus continues to increase. But the college still has room for improvement, say candidates running for the district's board.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 2:19pm
The Board of Governors of Central Community College in Nebraska approved $64.8 million in three tax-supported funds as part of the 2013-2014 budget, a 3.4 percent increase over the previous year.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 2:08pm
Fayetteville Technical Community College in North Carolina and Community College of Vermont have earned stripes as being among the American Council of Education’s top “military friendly” colleges.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 1:54pm
While much has changed in enrollment management in recent years, one fact remains constant: the right kind of leadership is critical in achieving enrollment success. Several characteristics define leaders who are able to succeed within the realities of the profession today.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 1:40pm
Having taught my first online course to students at Borough of Manhattan Community College in September 2001, the events of 9/11 showed that online classes could have a profound and utterly unanticipated capacity for something transformative that went far beyond traditional teaching and learning. But my concern about MOOCs is that, with all they offer, they don’t address the learning needs of the students who need them most.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 09/25/2013 - 10:11am
Think outside the box. The phrase is overused, but the actual practice is definitely underutilized. Yet, it still ranks among the most important tips for higher ed HR professionals who are involved in union negotiations.