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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 11/19/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, November 19, 2001 9:55 AM
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      Subject: 11/19/2001 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
      November 23 issue.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  'PROFESSORS OF THE YEAR': Clarence Romero, an associate
         professor of psychology at Riverside Community College, in
         California, has been named one of America's top faculty
         members. Other winners are from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy,
         the University of North Carolina, and the University of
         Alabama.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i13/13a01001.htm

      *  HOW DOES THIS COMPUTE? The alliance between Microsoft and
         Blackboard is making some college officials wonder what the
         deal means for their operating systems and budgets, and for
         higher education in general.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i13/13a02701.htm

      *  LOGGING IN: Super-fast computer networks are finding new uses
         in distance education at the community-college level, says
         Ronald L. Hamberg, vice president for instruction at Seattle
         Central Community College.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i13/13a03001.htm

      *  GUIDING AMERICORPS: President Bush appointed an experienced
         community-services leader to head the agency.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i13/13a02301.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  DEAL STANDS: A federal judge said 99 black plaintiffs in
         Mississippi's desegregation case who oppose a settlement plan
         cannot opt out of it.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i13/13a02402.htm

      *  COMPREHENSIVE ADMISSIONS: The University of California's board
         was poised to approve a policy to broaden the criteria for
         applicants.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i13/13a02401.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://jobs.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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      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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