Inside Higher Ed: [Survey] Presidents Divided on Community College Bachelor’s Degrees
Seventeen percent of the nation's community college presidents reported plans to retire within the next two years according to a recent Inside Higher Ed survey. That number is down from the 26 percent that stated the same intentions last year, but concerns remain about the future leadership of two-year institutions. NC State College of Education Professor Audrey Jaeger says, “The issue is [now] less about how many are retiring but how can we prepare current and future presidents for these complex jobs."
NC State Education Receives $3M+ in Research Grants Between January-March 2018
NC State College of Education faculty and research associates were awarded $3,042,418 in grants to support eight research projects between January and March 2018. Faculty and research associates have received $6,247,621 in awards during the 2017-18 academic year so far.
Spotlight on Alumna Lori Dees
Lori Dees uses what she learned at the College of Education to daily impact the lives of her students. Dees, an associate professor of English at Wake Technical Community College, recently earned Wake Tech’s 2016 Instructor of the Year award.
Dr. Phail Wynn, College of Education 2016 Distinguished Alumnus
Wynn's experience at NC State helped prepare Wynn for a career of leadership in the North Carolina community college system and beyond. The College of Education provided networking opportunities with faculty in other colleges, community college presidents, and more.