Press Release

ACCT Announces Search for New Chief Executive Officer

September 23, 2020

The ACCT Board of Directors is pleased to announce the commencement of the search for a new CEO to succeed J. Noah Brown after his announced retirement, which takes effect in October, 2021. Noah has served as ACCT’s longest-serving CEO. 

Community College Workforce Education Study Invitation for ACCT Members

ACCT Partners with Opportunity America to Study Non-Degree Credentials at Community Colleges

September 22, 2020

ACCT is excited to support a new study of community college workforce education. The results of this study will help us (and you!) advocate for greater support for this underappreciated aspect of community colleges' role in higher education.

New ACCT Governance Guide Facilitates Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Community Colleges

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College Boards is designed to make equity actionable.

September 1, 2020

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.

Our Commitment To Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

August 12, 2020

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.

New Report Details Community College Strategies to Support Students’ Financial Wellness

June 1, 2020

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.

Road to Recovery: A Solutions-based Community College Event Series

On-Demand Webinar

April 30, 2020

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.

ACCT Member Companies Aid Colleges in Time of Crisis

April 7, 2020

Many outcomes are unpredictable at the onset of any major crisis.

ACCT’s Pandemic Response & Commitment to Our Members

March 13, 2020

Over the past week, along with the rest of the world, ACCT has made some adjustments to the way we work.

Announcement of Newly Elected, Re-elected and Appointed Board Members and Officers

October 21, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) is pleased to announce the elections and appointments of new ACCT Board of Directors and ACCT Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee members and officers. All members were sworn into office on October 18 and 19 during the 50th Annual ACCT Leadership Congress at the Hilton Union Square in San Francisco, California.

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Support Working Students

September 30, 2019

Most community college students work while enrolled. Supporting these students’ success is key to community colleges’ workforce development strategies.

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