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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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      Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 10:07 AM
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      Subject: 6/25/2001 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 29
      issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  DIMINISHING EXPECTATIONS: The federal tax cut and an economic
         downturn are dampening hopes for another big year for student
         --> 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
         --> 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


      *  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
         --> 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


      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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      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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