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Subject: 6/18/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges
The Chronicle of Higher Education's
Weekly Report on COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Here is news of interest to community colleges from our June 22
issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
* BODY OF WORK: Five days after suffering a stroke, Wade Tarzia,
an English instructor at Naugatuck Valley Community College,
committed the experience to verse and used it in a class to
help illustrate the difference between narrative and lyrical
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i41/41b00501.htm
* HIRING AND GETTING HIRED: What are community colleges looking
for in candidates for faculty positions? How can new Ph.D.'s
prepare themselves for positions at community colleges? In a
recent live chat, the vice president for academic affairs at
East Los Angeles College responded to comments and questions
about the hiring process at community colleges.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/colloquylive/2001/06/jobs
* OFF THE LIST: The American Association of University
Professors voted to end the censure of Blinn College, a
two-year institution in Texas.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i41/41a01201.htm
* COLLEGE-SAVINGS PLANS BOOM: Investment in and competition
among the state programs are expected to grow as a result of
the federal tax cut.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i41/41a02101.htm
* EXPERIMENT REVIVED: The U.S. Education Department is breathing
new life into a program that allows some colleges to stray
from student-aid rules.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i41/41a02301.htm
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* TRIM THE COLLEGE: We need to rediscover what a college is and
cut today's institutions to fit. But can we? asks Jacques
Barzun, a professor emeritus and former dean of the faculties
and provost of Columbia University.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i41/41b02401.htm
* COPYRIGHT LEGISLATION: The U.S. Senate passed a bill that
would allow instructors in online courses to use materials
long permitted in traditional courses.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i41/41a03201.htm
* POLITICAL ANIMALS: Forget right versus left, and even
scholastic versus corporate. The new culture war is between
the academic and the political, writes Roger W. Bowen,
president of the State University of New York at New Paltz and
a professor of political science.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i41/41b01401.htm
Our Career Network has 34 positions available at two-year
colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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