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Subject: 1/22/2001 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 January
26 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
* WHAT'S IN A DOMAIN NAME? Community colleges say they are
insulted and frustrated by guidelines that reserve the use of
".edu" in Web addresses for four-year institutions.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04101.htm
* PART-TIMERS GO NATIONAL: Adjunct faculty members who attended
a conference at San Jose City College this month believe that
they finally have the momentum to organize to improve their
salaries and working conditions.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a01201.htm
* DIVIDING THE PIE: Legislatures are expected to favor schools
over colleges in the battle over dollars in state budgets.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02801.htm
* COLLABORATION IN COLORADO: All of the state's 28 public
universities and community colleges plan to develop online
courses jointly, and to share them.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04301.htm
* DON'T KNOCK, JUST LOG ON: An English professor at Houston
Community College-Southwest has turned his office into a
virtual radio station that broadcasts continuously on the
World Wide Web.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04102.htm
* MEASURING THE IMPACT: Officials at a conference on
"ubiquitous" computing disagreed about its costs and benefits.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04501.htm
* BUDGET PRIORITIES: Officials at Tennessee's Aquinas College
have decided to abolish their athletics program as the
two-year college develops into a four-year institution.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a05101.htm
* FIPSE LOADS UP ON PORK: Congress has provided a third straight
increase in the number and value of earmarks financed through
the Education Department's Fund for the Improvement of
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02701.htm
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* MISMATCH IN PH.D. TRAINING: A survey shows that doctoral
students want jobs that they probably will never get, and
aren't trained for the jobs that are available.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a01401.htm
* LOGGING IN: Clifford Adelman says the proliferation of
certification tests in information technology is an indication
of a vast new educational enterprise that has developed
largely outside traditional colleges.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04401.htm
* 10 YEARS OF THE A.D.A.: The landmark anti-bias law has
significantly changed how colleges provide services and plan
facilities for students with disabilities.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02301.htm
* HELPING OUT: The Educational Testing Service is investing
$15-million in the College Board's controversial commercial
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a05001.htm
* GRADING THE STATES: A report card that indicates how well
states deliver higher education is having an impact on state
legislative sessions this year.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02302.htm
* TRANSITION WATCH: The Bush administration seems likely to
agree, at least for now, to a request by Greg Woods to stay on
as the head of the Education Department's Office of Student
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02303.htm
Our Career Network has 79 positions available at two-year
colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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