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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: chronicle-community@chronicle.com [mailto:chronicle-community@chronicle.com] Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 12:16 PM To:
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      FW: 4/2/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 12:16 PM
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      Subject: 4/2/2001 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 April 6
      issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  LEADERSHIP CRISIS: Community colleges face a major challenge:
         Some 80 percent of their presidents are expected to retire in
         the next decade, and the well of replacements is running dry.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i30/30a03601.htm

      *  STUDENT-FEE DISPUTE: The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a
         case involving the mandatory system at Oregon's Lane Community
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i30/30a03401.htm

      *  NEW NOMINEE: President Bush said he would name an
         administrator at Ivy Tech State College-Central Indiana to the
         job of assistant secretary of education for vocational and
         adult education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i30/30a03503.htm

      *  CHIP OFF THE OLD BLOCK: Southwestern Michigan College has
         chosen as its new president its vice president for
         instruction, who happens to be the son of the chairman of its
         Board of Trustees.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i30/30a03804.htm


      *  ASSESSING ONLINE PROGRAMS: Regional accreditors have completed
         a set of recommendations for evaluating distance education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i30/30a04403.htm

      *  BORROWERS' BURDEN: College students are going more deeply into
         debt each year, and most of them don't realize how much they
         will owe, according to a report from a group that wants
         Congress to increase spending on Pell Grants.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i30/30a03402.htm

      *  THE DEMOCRATS' PLAN: Legislation would raise the maximum Pell
         Grant to $7,000 over a three-year period and double federal
         financing for institutions with large minority enrollments.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i30/30a03502.htm


      Our Career Network has 64 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc


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