Campus & Community Issues
ACCT’s 2021 two-day Virtual Diversity Institute focuses on exploring the policies and practices that help community college governing boards and college leaders create a diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) mindset for their colleges to foster a more equitable institution for their communities.
Digital Divide: How Technology Access Impacts Community Colleges Across the United States During a Pandemic looks at the current state of the digital divide in the United States and how it is affecting community college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.
For decades, the shortcomings of financial aid have frustrated students and colleges alike. Flaws in the design and delivery of financial aid, including how “need” is defined and subsequently calculated, contribute to its diminishing efficacy.
Please join ACCT’s General Counsel Ira Shepard, ACCT’s Association Counsel Andrew Laine, and Robert Duston and Carolyn Pellegrini of Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr, as they lead an interactive webinar designed to discuss the latest legal issues re
The economic challenges that students and their families face as a result of the pandemic will likely mean significant changes in postsecondary enrollment.
ACCT has speaking with community college leaders throughout the country since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic to assess needs. We have been working hard in Washington to convey those needs to lawmakers, and sharing information with you about progress and letting you know when to act. We have now joined forces with our longtime partners Education Strategy Group and the State Higher Education Executive Officers to bring you a new series of online forums designed to help community college leaders accelerate community colleges' recovery.
While postsecondary credentials will increase in importance, enrollment may be harder to predict. Conventional wisdom suggests many more adults will return to school while academic disruptions this spring may make traditional student enrollments more unpredictable. Most higher education leaders are unsure whether or not institutions will be fully re-opening in September. The panel discusses approaches and options for the fall.
ACCT General Counsel Ira Shepard and his colleague Catherine Walters discuss what community college leaders need to know about the #MeToo movement.
ACCT General Counsel Ira Shepard and his colleague Catherine Walters discuss what community college leaders need to know about gender bias in the workplace.