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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 6/4/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      From: chronicle-community@...
      Sent: Monday, June 04, 2001 11:33 AM
      To: chronicle-community@...
      Subject: 6/4/2001 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 8
      issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  TRANSFER TROUBLE: When regionally accredited colleges won't
         accept academic credits earned at career colleges, is the
         decision a function of unfair bias or institutional
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a02701.htm

      *  THE FINAL TAX BILL: Colleges praise many provisions of the
         legislation passed by Congress, but fear the impact of the
         measure on federal spending.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a02501.htm

      *  WINING AND DINING: Northwest College, a two-year institution
         in Wyoming, has rescinded a campus ban on alcohol for
         fund-raising events.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a02703.htm

      *  EXPANDED ACCESS: A bill passed by Texas lawmakers would allow
         any qualified graduate of a high school in the state,
         including undocumented immigrants, to receive the in-state
         tuition rate at a public college.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a02102.htm

      *  LIMITING INCENTIVES: The U.S. Education Department may fine
         two universities for payments made to recruiters.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a02401.htm

      *  BOUNCING 101: Three colleges in the vicinity of Salt Lake
         City, including a two-year institution, are training students
         to serve as security officials at the 2002 Winter Olympic
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a00802.htm


      *  LESS RED TAPE: To reduce paperwork in federal student-aid
         programs, Rep. Howard P. (Buck) McKeon is asking colleges and
         loan providers to identify federal regulations that they find
         unnecessary or overly burdensome.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a02604.htm

      *  GOT E-LEARNING? A group of virtual universities is considering
         a national advertising campaign to promote online education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a03102.htm

      *  MORE ON MERIT: A legislative committee in Louisiana approved
         seven bills that would expand a college-scholarship program
         with modest academic standards.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i39/39a02103.htm


      Our Career Network has 49 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc


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      Network. To find out more about this invaluable recruitment tool
      please get in touch with Rick Plotkin at
      rick.plotkin@... or (202) 466-1775.

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