Minority-serving institutions (MSIs) are a source of diversity in the American college presidency, according to findings by the American Council on Education (ACE). CEOs of color comprise 46% of MSI presidencies, compared to 20% of non-MSI presidencies, as ACE’s recent college presidents survey indicates. Furthermore, associate-degree institutions make up 45% of colleges led by MSI presidents, followed by master’s-degree Read More »
Editor’s note: This weekly update from the government relations office at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) provides the latest on what’s happening in Washington and how AACC is advancing policies to support community colleges and students. Send questions, feedback and more to: firstname.lastname@example.org new email. Department of Education begins SAVE Plan enrollment Government Funding Watch: Read More »
Deadline looms as lawmakers return from August recess Department of Labor announces new rule on overtime exemptions Department of Education moves ahead with rulemaking session on student debt cancellation Funding opportunities Deadline looms as lawmakers return from August recess Congressional lawmakers have spent the August recess visiting their home states, districts, and (hopefully) community colleges, Read More »
State funds comprise one-third (32.4%) of the community college sector’s revenues, with tuition and local funds each accounting for about 21%, according to the American Association of Community Colleges’ Fast Facts 2023. Federal funds represent 18.5%.
Join us to learn more about AACC 2024. This session will feature information about registration, important dates and deadlines, and help you prepare to join us in Louisville, Kentucky and get the most out of your AACC Annual experience. When: Sep 7, 2023 at 02:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Topic: AACC Annual 2024 Read More »
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2023 Contact: Martha M. Parham, Ed.D. Cell: 714-932-3694 email@example.com new email National initiative brings together community colleges, mentors to advance STEM technician education programs Washington, DC — The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) announced a new cohort for the MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education program with funding from the National Science Foundation. Read More »
August 25, 2023 | Issue # 243 Many of you, like me, still get excited about the idea of back to school. To this day, I recall how excited I was when I first went back to class after a summer break from elementary, middle, and high school. That same excitement carried over to my Read More »