Strengthening Rural Community Colleges: Innovations and Opportunities details the needs and challenges of rural community colleges throughout the United States.
Fault Lines in Borrowing: Academic Outcomes of Students in Default examines factors influencing and influenced by loan defaults among students at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida.
Reskilling for the Pandemic Recession and Recovery focuses on the U.S. economic downturn since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has had a disproportionate impact on Black and Hispanic individuals, women, and people without a postsecondary degree. Considering these challenges, the brief details policy proposals for large-scale workforce development initiatives and strategies that community colleges can implement to support unemployed and adult learners.
In 2014, ACCT and TICAS partnered to examine student loan default at nine community colleges and explore administrative practices aimed at addressing students’ default risks. At each college, we analyzed cohort default rate data and uncovered nota
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: A Checklist and Implementation Guide for Community College Boards was created in cooperation with the associations’ Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.
With over 50% of current college CEOs expected to retire within the next few years, boards are seeking new ways to connect the hiring and onboarding processes to ensure the new CEO’s effectiveness and longevity. The first year often sets the stage for the CEO’s success. This document outlines key first-year strategies for the board and new president.
Community college students face a number of financial decisions and obligations along the path to degree completion. Students must secure resources to pay for college expenses, including their tuition, fees, and basic living necessities.
How can community colleges support students' goals of finding success in the workforce, both today and the future?
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.