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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: chronicle-community@chronicle.com [mailto:chronicle-community@chronicle.com] Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 10:07 AM To:
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      FW: 6/25/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Subject: 6/25/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges


      The Chronicle of Higher Education's
      Weekly Report on COMMUNITY COLLEGES
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      Here is news of interest to community colleges from our June 29
      issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the
      articles.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  DIMINISHING EXPECTATIONS: The federal tax cut and an economic
         downturn are dampening hopes for another big year for student
         aid.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a02401.htm

      *  SMOOTH TRANSITIONS: A community-college group is promoting
         guidelines to ease the transfer of credits to online
         institutions.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a03101.htm

      *  PRAISE FOR CUNY: New York City's public university and public
         schools have made rapid progress in forging closer ties,
         according to a report.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a02202.htm

      *  MORE AID FOR VETERANS: The House of Representatives approved
         one of the biggest increases ever for the Montgomery G.I.
         Bill, a program that helps former members of the armed
         services attend college.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a02302.htm

      *  LOGGING IN WITH: Farhad Saba, a professor of educational
         technology at San Diego State University, says distance
         education will fail unless universities revamp themselves.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a03301.htm

      *  DEVRY'S DUO: Dennis J. Keller and Ronald L. Taylor differ in
         many ways, but they share a common vision for the education
         company they jointly run.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a02501.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  INQUIRY ON GRADES: The campus police at Tulsa Community
         College are investigating possible grade tampering involving
         53 students, most of whom are from the Middle East.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/daily/2001/06/2001061804n.htm

      *  BLASTING SPACE INVADERS: Two psychology professors at Tulsa
         Community College debunk paranormal phenomena in introductory
         courses to illustrate concepts of memory, consciousness, and
         perception.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a00902.htm

      *  NO MORE QUOTAS: The University of North Carolina's governing
         board seeks the repeal of a law that allocate board seats to
         women, members of minority groups, and members of the largest
         minority party in the legislature.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i42/42a02203.htm
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has 38 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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      ANOTHER WAY TO RECRUIT

      You can recruit administrators and faculty members 24 hours a
      day, seven days a week with a Profile on The Chronicle's Career
      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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      You can find all of The Chronicle's community-college news on our
      special Web page just for community colleges at:
      http://chronicle.com/cc

      And for all the news of higher education, be sure to visit our
      home page at:
      http://chronicle.com
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