FW: 12/2/2002 Daily Report from The Chronicle of Higher Education
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ACADEME TODAY: The Chronicle of Higher Education's
Daily Report for subscribers
Here are news bulletins from The Chronicle of Higher Education
for Monday, December 2.
* STUDENTS AT TWO-YEAR INSTITUTIONS are likelier to leave
college without getting a degree than are students at
four-year institutions, a new study shows. Students cited the
need to work as the most common reason for leaving college
early, but the study also found that many of the departures
were tied to low grades.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/daily/2002/12/2002120201n.htm
LIVE DISCUSSION: IS THE MASADA STORY A MYTH?
Nachman Ben-Yehuda, the author of a new book that alleges
professional misconduct by the archaeologists who excavated
Masada, will respond to questions and comments on Thursday at
noon, U.S. Eastern time. Advance questions are encouraged and
may be posted now.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/colloquylive/2002/12/masada/
BRITAIN CONFRONTS RACE: Students and faculty members from ethnic
minority groups are calling on universities to do a better job
of including them.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v49/i15/15a04001.htm
FELLOW AMERICANS: "The Sopranos" isn't primarily about the Mafia
but about our mixed feelings toward making it in America, writes
Martha Bayles, a cultural critic who teaches literature at
Claremont McKenna College.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v49/i15/15b01401.htm
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