June 5, 2020 | Issue # 164 This week, AACC issued a statement denouncing the acts of racism, hate, violence, and injustice happening across the nation. But it’s more than a statement; it’s a call to action. I believe we all are committed to working toward solutions. This work will not be easy or quick. […]
Season 4 Episode 7 In this episode, we talk to Dr. Belle Wheelan about accreditation. Dr. Belle Wheelan is the president of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
In the 2017-18 academic year, community colleges received 33 percent of all distributed Pell Grant funds even though they enrolled nearly 41 percent of all undergraduates. As shown below, students at community colleges received a smaller share of other federal Title IV funds relative to their share of enrollment. Community colleges enroll an even higher […]
AACC unequivocally denounces the acts of racism, hate, violence and injustice happening across the nation. Community colleges serve the majority of underrepresented students in the United States and highly value diversity, equity, and inclusion on our campuses and in our communities. We will continue to stand firm in our beliefs but we must act to […]
Season 4 Episode 6 During COVID-19, AACC and the Association of Community College Trustees have been collaborating to best serve their members. AACC President and CEO Walter G. Bumphus is joined by AACC Board Chair and Cuyahoga Community College President Alex Johnson, ACCT President and CEO Noah Brown and ACCT Board Chair Dawn Erlandson to […]
May 26, 2020 | Issue # 163 Like you, AACC is working on its reopening plan, knowing full well that things could change rapidly. The unknown is difficult to navigate. As I have said previously related to the pandemic, leaders have to be willing to embrace ambiguity. I’ve read countless articles lately predicting what the […]
Season 4 Episode 5 Talking to Dr. Penny Wills about rural community colleges.