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      Subject: 1/28/2002 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
      February 1 issue.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  ALLEGED TRANSCRIPT TAMPERING: The president and three other
         officials of Iowa Central Community College have been
         indicted in a case involving athletes' grades.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i21/21a03902.htm

      *  MORE ARRESTS ON CAMPUSES: For the second year in a row,
         college officials report an increase in violations of drug and
         alcohol laws.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i21/21a03201.htm

      *  PRESIDENTIAL PAY AT PUBLIC COLLEGES: The latest entries in our
         database include the chiefs of Palo Alto College, Phoenix
         College, and Roane State Community College.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/publicpay

      *  DIPLOMA FIRST, THEN AID: Critics are assailing a proposal by
         New York's governor that would require needy students to
         graduate before receiving some state financial support.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i21/21a01902.htm

      *  OOPS: The Lumina Foundation for Education acknowledged more
         than 100 errors in a report that said many college are
         unaffordable for average-performing students from low-income
         families.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i21/21a02002.htm

      *  "AMERICAN PSYCHOS": To "sell" his chairman on a special-topics
         course at Suffolk County Community College, Douglas L. Howard
         transformed a plan to teach about Victorian literature into a
         look at fictional killers, psychotics, and the unstable.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/2002/01/2002012502c.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  DOWNFALL OF A COLLEGE: A federal program let a California
         for-profit institution expand its distance-education
         offerings, then led to its closure.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i21/21a02701.htm

      *  MORAL REASONING AT SEA: Professors at the U.S. Naval Academy
         are making a required ethics class the institution's first
         online course.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i21/21a03001.htm

      *  300 JOBS CUT: SAP AG, a German business-software company with
         American colleges among its clients, said it expected no
         significant increase in its higher-education business in 2002.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i21/21a03102.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?=cc
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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?=cc

      And for all the news of higher education, be sure to visit our
      home page at: http://chronicle.com
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