Breaking Out of the Shadow College
One of the most important developments within the modern American community college is the formation of the “shadow college.” This term originated in the early 1990s at Macomb Community College in Michigan to describe the assortment of occupational courses sprouting up at the periphery of the institution.
Originally published: March 21, 2019
Author: Jim Jacobs
Position: President Emeritus
Institution: Macomb Community College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed