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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 12/4/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Subject: 12/4/2001 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
      December 7 issue.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  CRISIS AVERTED: After months of discussion, lenders and
         student groups have agreed on a plan to change the interest
         rate on college loans.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i15/15a02201.htm
        
      *  CRIME ONLINE: The U.S. Education Department has put statistics
         for more than 6,000 colleges on its Web site.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i15/15a02202.htm
        
      *  MEASURING USEFULNESS: Tennessee State University and Spelman
         College had the best Web sites among historically black
         colleges and universities, according to a new ranking.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i15/15a02901.htm
        
      *  'RESHUFFLING THE TEAM': After buying four businesses that sell
         records-management software to colleges, Jenzabar is now
         turning to new products.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i15/15a03002.htm

      *  RESEARCH AT A 2-YEAR COLLEGE: By successfully publishing a
         book, Howard Tinberg, a professor of English at Bristol
         Community College, says he proved that independent scholarship
         can be carried out at a community college.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/daily/2001/11/2001113001j.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  'MODEST EFFECT': A new study casts doubt on the conventional
         wisdom that a state can elevate the skills of its work force
         by persuading more students to enroll at its colleges.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i15/15a01903.htm
        
      *  HIGH-PROFILE CANDIDATE: The state's governor might be the next
         chancellor of the University System of Maryland.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i15/15a01901.htm
        
      *  A FIGHT FOR VISIBILITY: The Thurgood Marshall Scholarship
         Fund wants to attract more support for students at public
         black colleges.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i15/15a02301.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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