FW: 9/9/99 Daily Report from The Chronicle of Higher Education
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ACADEME TODAY: The Chronicle of Higher Education's
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HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS WEEK'S CHRONICLE
THE ECOLOGICAL INDIAN?: In a new book, Shepard Krech III, an anthropologist
at Brown University, re-examines the view that American Indians lived in
perfect harmony with the land before Europeans arrived.
* > SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i03/03a01901.htm
EAST AFRICA'S NEW COLLEGES: With public institutions in Kenya,
Tanzania, and Uganda at capacity, private universities are filling the gap
between supply and demand in higher education.
* > SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i03/03a06501.htm