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      Subject: 7/10/2000 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 July 14
      issue. The page numbers refer to that issue, and the Web
      addresses refer to the online versions of the articles.

      TOP STORIES:

      *  FINISHING UP CAREERS IN THE PROFESSORIATE: Profiles of four
         retiring faculty members include a look at Susan J. Conrad,
         who is leaving a career teaching physical education and dance
         at City College of San Francisco, and a role as an outspoken
         advocate for women's and faculty rights: A18
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a01801.htm

      *  A NEW CHIEF: The American Association of Community Colleges
         selects a president: George R. Boggs, president of Palomar
         College: A26
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a02603.htm

      *  BUDGET POLITICS: The Senate passed a bill that would increase
         spending on student aid, but not by enough to satisfy
         President Clinton: A32
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a03202.htm

      *  AID FOR D.C. STUDENTS: Residents of the District of Columbia
         have always been "out of state" everywhere, but a new federal
         program helps pay for them to study at public colleges
         nationwide: A26
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a02601.htm

      *  TO THE NEXT PRESIDENT: Zell Miller, a former governor of
         Georgia, offers 10 components that a wise and useful
         higher-education policy for the nation ought to include: B4
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45b00401.htm

      *  FIJI, BY WAY OF FLINT: A professor of graphic design at
         Charles S. Mott Community College helped a student newspaper
         at the University of the South Pacific publish online despite
         a government-imposed shutdown: A10
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a01003.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  BEING ALL THEY CAN BE: The U.S. Army plans to spend about
         $500-million over the next five years to provide laptops and
         distance-education courses to all of its soldiers: A44
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a04401.htm

      *  VIRTUAL JOB TRAINING: British officials are gearing up for the
         start of an online public university that will focus on
         vocational skills: A43
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a04302.htm

      *  TOP-10 SECURITY WEAKNESSES: A new report seeks to help network
         officials on campus set priorities to secure their systems:
         A39
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i45/45a03901.htm
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has 55 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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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
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