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      FW: 5/15/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, May 15, 2000 7:53 AM
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      Subject: 5/15/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

      The Chronicle of Higher Education's
      Weekly Report on COMMUNITY COLLEGES

      Here is news of interest to community colleges from our May 19
      issue. The page numbers refer to that issue, and the Web
      addresses refer to the online versions of the articles.


      *  KEEPING ENROLLMENT UP: More community colleges are turning to
         paid consultants to help them recruit and retain students, but
         some two-year-college presidents say they can't afford the
         cost: A65
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a06501.htm

      *  SPENDING PLANS APPROVED: Appropriations panels in the House of
         Representatives and the Senate passed bills that would
         increase federal student-aid programs for needy students: A42
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a04201.htm

      *  RETAINING COMPUTER WORKERS: The University System of Georgia
         is considering a plan in which a community college and a
         regional university would collaborate to hold on to
         information-technology employees: A58
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a05802.htm

      *  SHOOTING FROM THE LIP: Eugene W. Hickok Jr. is no U.S.
         marshal, like his famous 19th-century relative, but as
         Pennsylvania's secretary of education, he is aiming to remake
         public education in the state: A35
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a03501.htm

      *  EXPANDED AID FOR D.C. STUDENTS: Under a change approved by
         Washington's mayor, students from the city will now be able to
         pay in-state tuition rates at any public college in the
         country: A44
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a04401.htm

      *  RULING ON TAX BREAKS: The Internal Revenue Service has told
         officials in two states that it will give benefits to
         investors in their college-savings plans: A44
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a04402.htm

      *  EDUCATION FROM THE SKY: James V. Koch, the president of Old
         Dominion University, answers questions about Teletechnet, a
         satellite-based distance-education system developed at his
         institution: A58
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a05801.htm

      *  FREE DEGREES? Van B. Weigel, a professor of ethics and
         economic development at Eastern College, in Pennsylvania,
         explains how an alliance between an institution and e-commerce
         companies could offer a tuition-free college diploma based on
         mass-produced distance education: B8
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37b00801.htm


      *  TWO VERY DIFFERENT MODELS -- Western Governors University and
         the Southern Regional Education Board's -- reveal the pros and
         cons of collaborating to provide distance education: A53
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a05301.htm

      *  THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT has commissioned a business plan for a
         major international "e-university": A57
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a05701.htm

      *  THE NEED FOR CONFIDENTIALITY and anonymity in academic life is
         made clear by three court decisions, including one involving
         Santa Rose Junior College that would, effectively, entrap a
         professor, writes Robert O'Neil, founding director of the
         Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression
         at a law professor at the University of Virginia: A88
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37a08801.htm

      *  AN OPEN LETTER to Standard & Poor's, whose bond ratings assess
         colleges' willingness to hold down costs, from Margie Burns,
         an English instructor at the University of Maryland-Baltimore
         County whose pay is among those costs: B9
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i37/37b00901.htm


      Our Career Network has 177 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc

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