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Senate lawmakers advance enrollment growth funding for community colleges

In 2019, community colleges around the state saw their first large-scale growth systemwide after years of declining enrollment. A Senate...

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Community College System hopes new law will ease recent application issues

A new law signed by Governor Roy Cooper on Friday amends the statute which governs in-state determination for tuition at...

 

From a changing student body to fewer state dollars: The challenges of funding North Carolina’s community colleges

This is Part Two of our series on how North Carolina funds community colleges. Part One explains the current funding...

 

How the ‘open doors’ stay open: Funding North Carolina’s community colleges

“The only valid philosophy for North Carolina is the philosophy of total education; a belief in the incomparable worth of...

 

EdNC Explains: How does the state fund community colleges?

Community colleges in North Carolina get most of their funding from the state’s taxpayers. But the amount each college receives...

 

How one college is facing the enrollment challenge

Dale McInnis had just become president of Richmond Community College when the recession hit in the spring of 2009. Jobs...

 

Enrollment challenges vary between urban and rural community colleges

The economy is good, and Pamlico County residents are enjoying higher levels of employment. As a byproduct, however, Pamlico Community...

 

Enrollment trends at community colleges

The demographic of who is being served by community colleges is changing Old jobs have been replaced with newer ones...

 

EdExplainer: Community college enrollment

Walk through any number of community colleges in North Carolina and you will find a quote from Dr. Dallas Herring...

 

Community college enrollment challenges are a problem for communities and the state

Education has a long history of pushing Pitt County forward. In its early days, it was East Carolina University, newly...

 

How will community colleges open doors and determine residency at the same time?

Beginning in November 2017, I began a journey to visit nearly 30 community colleges by the end of the year....

Perspective

It’s time to rethink our Residency Determination Service

First, I want to thank EdNC for its work on behalf of education and particularly its interest in North Carolina’s...