Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 01/08/2012 - 9:24pm
North Carolina is picking up much of the cost. It is paying about $1 million to help nearly 400 workers acquire these skills, and a community college has committed to develop a custom curriculum that Caterpillar has valued at about $4.3 million.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 01/03/2012 - 6:33pm
Grand Rapids Community College would save about $250,000 by moving its possible tax increase request to August or November, instead of the recommended May election date, Kent County Clerk Mary Hollinrake said.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 12/19/2011 - 6:46pm
Delgado Community College is one of the country's fastest-growing two-year colleges of its size, according to a survey in Community College Week. Among community colleges with at least 10,000 students, Delgado ranked eighth in growth, with a 13 percent jump between fall 2009 and fall 2010. The enrollment rose from 16,618 to 18,767.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 12/15/2011 - 9:15pm
A group of more than 100 leaders in higher education met at MSU today. They worked to brainstorm new names for Montana's colleges of technology and ways they could re-brand all of Montana's two-year education institutions.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 11/29/2011 - 5:21pm
The University of Minnesota plans to accept fewer transfer students in coming years — a move that officials at two-year colleges say contradicts the state’s commitment to improve access to four-year degrees.