764FW: 10/2/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges
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FW: 10/2/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges
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Subject: 10/2/2000 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 October 6
issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
* BEYOND EUCLID: Some academics, including a professor at Orange
Coast College, want to draw minority groups to mathematics by
bringing in non-European methods. Others worry that
"ethnomathematics" waters down the discipline.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06a01601.htm
* HEALTH-CARE HEADACHES: As medical costs soar, colleges search
for better deals, and employees worry about their benefits.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06a03901.htm
* PROTECTING SPEECH: Vincennes University may be liable for low
raises given to three professors who criticized the
two-year institution, a federal appeals court ruled.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06a01801.htm
* LOBBYIST WATCH: Stanley O. Ikenberry will step down next year
as president of the American Council on Education.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06a02903.htm
* THE NEW AGE OF CYBER APPLICANTS: Colleges should be wary of
basing enrollment projections on the number of online
applications, writes Neal A. Raisman, president of an
enrollment- and marketing-consulting firm.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06b01901.htm
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* CONGRESS GAVE FINAL APPROVAL to a bill that allows the federal
government to pursue criminal charges against fraudulent
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06a03402.htm
* A LEGISLATIVE REPORT IN UTAH that cites low enrollment figures
drew an angry response from Western Governors University.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06a04802.htm
* ARIZONA PLANS TO COMBINE state universities' distance-learning
programs into one virtual public institution.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i06/06a04901.htm
Our Career Network has 72 positions available at two-year
colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
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