Community-College Leaders Wrestle With an Uncertain Future
Illustration: Hokyoung Kim
Eric Kelderman, The Chronicle of Higher Education
Community-college enrollment took a nosedive during the pandemic, and many institutions are struggling to recover.
At a recent gathering in New York, community-college leaders discussed strategies to recruit and retain more students, including ramping up sports programs, enhancing marketing material, providing more student support, and being more explicit with prospective students about how a college degree can lead directly to a job.