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FW: 9/10/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges
Sent: Monday, September 10, 2001 11:23 AM
Subject: 9/10/2001 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 September
* SETBACK FOR PREFERENCES: A California court struck down
minority-hiring goals for community colleges.
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* FEE CONTROVERSY: Many colleges charge distance-education
students for services such as parking and sports programs
available only to people on campus.
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* REWRITING THE RULES: White House officials and Republicans in
the House say they will trim or eliminate cumbersome federal
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a02301.htm
* LOBBYIST WATCH: Community-college officials in California are
pressing Gov. Gray Davis to restore $98-million that he vetoed
from the system's budget.
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* GRIDIRON RAPIST: The College of the Sequoias, a two-year
institution, says a judge has left it no choice but to let a
student convicted of statutory rape play football.
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* HAM ON THE LAM: California's Cabrillo College is beset by an
invasion of wild pigs that are tearing up the campus
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* THE REPLACEMENT: Douglas L. Howard, who teaches at Suffolk
County Community College, chronicles the difficulties
of taking the place of a popular faculty member in the
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/2001/09/2001091001c.htm
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* THE BATTLE FOR PITTSBURGH: The city's traditional colleges
didn't fight the University of Phoenix when it arrived, but
they are going after a tiny for-profit institution that wants
to expand into the area.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a03101.htm
* BOND-RATING UPDATE: Hinds Community College is among
institutions that saw their creditworthiness upgraded in
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* OF COURSE: Revamping the curriculum is vital to the
development of our students' character and the society they
will fashion, writes Frank H.T. Rhodes, president emeritus of
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03b00701.htm
Our Career Network has new positions available daily at community
colleges, plus advice columns and job-market news.
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