Celebrating TCU Successes (2019)

Working in partnership with the American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC), and through its Governance Institute for Student Success (GISS), ACCT provided trustee education and materials for TCUs to focus on boards’ policymaking roles and evidence-based decision making.

Apprenticeships: An Emerging Community College Strategy for Workforce Development (2019)

This paper provides an overview of registered apprenticeship programs, including pre-apprenticeships and youth apprenticeships, and describes their recent growth.

The Rural Male in Higher Education (2019)

How Community Colleges Can Improve Educational and Economic Outcomes for Rural Men

This issue brief summarizes the economic conditions in rural communities since the Great Recession and highlights the educational attainment of rural men.

Continuing Progress: How Urban Community Colleges Are Improving Outcomes for Minority Men (2019)

Community colleges have an important role in supporting economic opportunity in urban areas.

Aligning for Student Success (2018)

How Community Colleges Work with K-12 to Improve College and Career Outcomes

Aligning for Student Success: How Community Colleges Work with K-12 to Improve College and Career Outcomes calls on community college presidents and trustees implement strategies to accelerate academic transitions, extend

guardian paper

Partnerships for a Future-Ready Workforce (2018)

Partnerships for a Future-Ready Workforce details how community colleges and businesses can form strong partnerships, national trends in employer needs and postsecondary attainment, and policies and practices that form a

Equity Action Agenda for Community College Governance (2018)

ACCT’s Equity Action Agenda for Community College Governance is a guide based on the responsibilities of community college trustees and the college’s leadership to promote policies that support access, affordability, equity and completion for all community college students. College diversity, equity, and inclusivity policies facilitate academic progress and economic and social mobility for all.

Executive Leadership Transitioning at Community Colleges (2018)

The urgency attached to the board’s role in selecting, supporting, and positioning their institution and new presidents to thrive and excel cannot be overstated.

Accreditation report

Accreditation and Community College Trustees (2018)

Accreditation and Community College Trustees is an essential toolkit for new and experienced trustees alike, to assure and improve academic quality in higher education. Major takeaways from the report and webinar include:

Lost in the Trillion: A Three-State Comparison of Community College Borrowing and Default (2017)

Lost in the Trillion: A Three-State Comparison of Community College Borrowing and Default reveals surprising similarities, with some notable differences, in how community college students use federal debt repayment interventions.

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