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Rethinking Dual Enrollment to Advance Equitable Transfer

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In this op-ed, John Fink and Davis Jenkins argue that dual enrollment programs—which are mired by inequities—should be reconceived to expand college access and offer underserved students an on-ramp to postsecondary education.

Don’t Blame Students for Institutional Barriers to Equitable Transfer Success

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In this op-ed, John Fink argues that community college transfer pathways are key to improving equity in higher education and outlines four institutional roadblocks that regularly impede transfer student success.

Emerging Challenges the Coronavirus Poses for Community Colleges

Emerging Challenges the Coronavirus Poses for Community Colleges

Community colleges across the nation are adapting to teaching and learning amid the pandemic. This essay details some of the issues they're confronting during this transition, including maintaining equitable practice and financial stability. 

John Fink Honored as a Transfer Champion by NISTS

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The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students will honor CCRC Senior Research Associate John Fink with its 2019 Champion–Catalyst award, which recognizes "game-changers in the transfer field."

Visualizing the Many Routes Community College Students Take to Complete a Bachelor’s Degree

An interactive tool shows the complexity of student transfer paths, even among those who were successful in completing a bachelor's degree.