FW: 9/5/2002 Daily Report from The Chronicle of Higher Education
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ACADEME TODAY: The Chronicle of Higher Education's
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Here are news bulletins from The Chronicle of Higher Education
for Thursday, September 5.
* STATES THAT SET CLEAR GOALS and have stronger centralized
higher-education governance structures tend to have better
success with transferring students from two- to four-year
institutions, according to a report of a study released
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/daily/2002/09/2002090501n.htm
* PIKES PEAK COMMUNITY COLLEGE has settled a lawsuit brought by
a professor who was stripped of her role as head of the
history department after she defended a colleague who had
penned a parody titled "Gringo American Studies." The
university agreed to reinstate the professor as department
chairwoman and to award her $75,000 and a raise.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/daily/2002/09/2002090504n.htm
LIVE DISCUSSION: NEW THINKING IN ISLAMIC STUDIES
What is the significance of a new trend in Islamic studies led
by scholars who call for more introspective criticism in Muslim
intellectual life and for opening up Islamic societies to
democratization, pluralism, and tolerance? Will the perspective
of these dissident scholars take hold? Join us for a live
discussion of the topic on Thursday, September 12, at 2 p.m.
U.S. Eastern time. You can submit questions in advance.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/colloquylive/2002/09/muslim/
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