WASHINGTON, DC—The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT), today released Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College Boards, with the endorsement of the associations’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. The release of the guide follows a commitment made by the association to empower community college leaders to make meaningful changes at their institutions in the interests of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion.
ACCT and AACC have a longstanding commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity. Recent events have prompted us to take another look at our joint statement and amend it to reflect the current state of affairs.
The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the recipients of its annual Regional Awards for community college trustees, equity programs, chief executive officers, faculty members, and professional board staff members. The 2020 ACCT Awards program is sponsored by Edamerica.
ACCT's public policy staff has been working tirelessly throughout the spring to advocate on behalf of community colleges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and as the 116th Congress draws to a close.
Even as some campuses move toward physical re-opening, institutions need to consider the longer-term potential and implications of virtual learning. As more institutions go online, how will institutions and systems ensure high-quality online learning opportunities?
The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) today released a white paper detailing Five Keys to a Successful Transition Year for newly hired community college chief executive officers.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion on the three Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) cases that were consolidated and argued in front of the Justices last year (Regents of the University of California v. Department of Homeland Security, Batalla Vidal v. Nielsen, and NAACP v. Trump). In their 5 – 4 decision, the justices ruled the Trump Administration failed to give an adequate justification for ending the DACA program, keeping the program alive.
Community college students face a number of financial decisions and obligations along the path to degree completion. Bridging Financial Wellness and Student Success: Effective Models for Community Colleges demonstrates holistic supports for financial aid and education that can fortify students’ success during and after completion of college.
ACCT’s Corporate Partners joined forces to present the first in a series of webinars designed to help community college leaders respond to, navigate, and resume college operations from the COVID-19 pandemic.