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The League for Innovation’s Faculty Voices initiative invites community colleges to submit one or more outstanding transformational practices for inclusion in the Faculty Voices collection of community college transformational practices. Ideally, planning, implementing, reviewing, and maintaining/evolving these practices will have strong involvement of faculty. Up to five practices will be selected to be showcased during a free Faculty Voices webinar series in fall 2017.

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The League for Innovation in the Community College Board of Directors is pleased to welcome Austin Community College District to its membership. This U.S.-based institution will be represented on the Board by President and CEO Richard Rhodes.

“Austin Community College District is addressing some of higher education’s most important challenges from a data-informed perspective, with student success as its focus, and in a way that distinguishes itself as one of the most innovative community colleges in the country,” said Board Chair Dr. Anne Kress. “Whether partnering with K-12 to...

The League for Innovation in the Community College announces a $2.9 million grant from the Walmart Foundation to develop a three-part credentialing program for retail workers. Twelve community colleges across the country will participate in the program—Walmart Brighter Futures 3.0—which will build on the success of the Western Association of Food Chains’ (WAFC) Retail Management Certificate (RMC). 

Over the 2.5 year period of the grant, the selected colleges, based in urban, suburban, and rural areas, will work with retail employers who are committed to the RMC as the credential for...

The League invites proposals for The Cross Papers Fellowship for the 2017-2018 academic year. Supported by a gift from K. Patricia Cross, the Fellowship continues and builds on the outstanding success and renowned usability of The Cross Papers. Each year the Cross Papers Fellowship is awarded to a scholar/practitioner of community college teaching and learning.

Since the release of the inaugural issue of The Cross Papers in 1997, community college educators have used these monographs as tools for stimulating discussion, providing orientation and training to new faculty and staff,...