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      FW: 9/10/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, September 10, 2001 11:23 AM
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      Subject: 9/10/2001 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 September
      14 issue.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  SETBACK FOR PREFERENCES: A California court struck down
         minority-hiring goals for community colleges.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a02902.htm

      *  FEE CONTROVERSY: Many colleges charge distance-education
         students for services such as parking and sports programs
         available only to people on campus.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a03501.htm

      *  REWRITING THE RULES: White House officials and Republicans in
         the House say they will trim or eliminate cumbersome federal
         student-aid regulations.
         --> 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.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a02303.htm

      *  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.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a04402.htm

      *  HAM ON THE LAM: California's Cabrillo College is beset by an
         invasion of wild pigs that are tearing up the campus
         landscape.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a01003.htm

      *  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
         classroom.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/2001/09/2001091001c.htm
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      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
         August.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03a03301.htm

      *  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
         Cornell University.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i03/03b00701.htm
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has new positions available daily at community
      colleges, plus advice columns and job-market news.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/cc_index.php
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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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      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
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