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FW: 4/2/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 12:16 PM
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
--> 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
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* 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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