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      FW: 3/18/2002 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 12:11 PM
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      Subject: 3/18/2002 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
      March 22 issue.
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      TOP STORIES:

      *  HYBRID EDUCATION: Some colleges are blending online methods
         into traditional courses.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a03301.htm
        
      *  THE 'COMMUNITY UNIVERSITY' MOVEMENT: A former dissident in
         Taiwan is trying to reform higher education there, in part by
         merging technical training and the liberal arts.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a04101.htm
        
      *  WHAT THEY EARN: A look at the salaries and benefits paid to
         five recently appointed presidents at public institutions,
         including the new head of Gateway Community College, in
         Phoenix.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/publicpay/
        
      *  DIRECT LENDING IN JEOPARDY? An Education Department official
         says the administration has no plans to dismantle the
         Clinton-era program, but the system's proponents aren't so
         sure.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a02501.htm

      *  NEW BLUEPRINT: A U.S. Department of Education panel proposed
         revised guidelines on incentive compensation for college
         recruiters.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a02401.htm
        
      *  KEEPING WATCH: College lobbyists say a recent snafu by the
         U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service underscores the
         need for improved screening and monitoring of student-visa
         applicants.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a02402.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  WHOM DO YOU SERVE? The budgetary decision to eliminate a
         venerable teaching center at the University of Nebraska at
         Lincoln raises questions about public colleges' commitment to
         pedagogy.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a01001.htm
        
      *  BIG BILLS: After years of modest increases, tuition is jumping
         at many public colleges. Critics call some of the increases
         unfair.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a02601.htm
        
      *  'MAIL BOMB': The survival of Degreeinfo.com, an online forum
         that is popular among diploma-mill watchdogs and students, has
         been threatened by anonymous attackers.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28a03501.htm
        
      *  THE DISCONTENTED: All unhappy academic departments are unhappy
         in their own way, writes Stanley Fish, dean of the College of
         Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Illinois at
         Chicago.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v48/i28/28b02001.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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      THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE CAREER GUIDE

      The Chronicle's Career Network has an exciting recruitment
      opportunity exclusively for community colleges. The Community
      College Career Guide, a collection of recruitment advertisements
      from community colleges, will be published as a special
      supplement to the April 26 issue of The Chronicle of Higher
      Education. This supplement will be sent to Chronicle subscribers
      at community colleges throughout the country and will also have
      bonus distribution at the annual meeting of the American
      Association of Community Colleges in Seattle, April 20-23.

      To place your display ad, use our online form at
      http://careernetwork.com and be sure to check the Community
      College Career Guide box next to the special instructions section.
      You can also send the ad via e-mail to jobs@... and
      mention that you want the ad to also run in The Community College
      Career Guide. For additional information on pricing, contact your
      Career Network representative at (202) 466-1050.

      The Career Network must receive all ad material by April 5 at
      5:00 p.m. Eastern U.S. time.
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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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