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      FW: 8/7/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Sent: Monday, August 07, 2000 8:47 AM
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      Subject: 8/7/2000 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 August 11
      issue. The page numbers refer to that issue, and the Web
      addresses refer to the online versions of the articles.


      *  THE GROWTH OF SALLIE MAE: Experts on student loans are closely
         watching the company's expansion and debating whether it will
         help or hurt borrowers and colleges: A24
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a02401.htm

         *  Sallie Mae is a generous donor to politicians who play key
            roles in setting student-aid policy: A25
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a02501.htm

      *  A NEW TONE FOR THE G.O.P.: Republican leaders used their
         convention to portray the party and its presidential ticket as
         supporters of education: A28
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a02801.htm

         *  Excerpts from the platform adopted by Republicans at the
            convention: A29
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a02902.htm

         *  Convention Notebook: hundreds of student volunteers help
            keep things running smoothly; College Republicans hold
            their own rally; scholars and politicians discuss the role
            of urban colleges: A29
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a02901.htm

      *  FINANCIAL TROUBLES: Regional accrediting agencies have put
         three institutions, including Nebraska Indian Community
         College, on probation: A43
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a04302.htm

      *  STRICTER RULES ON STUDENT LOANS: Some colleges and lenders are
         objecting to regulations proposed by the U.S. Education
         Department concerning loan forgiveness for disabled borrowers
         and the families of students who die: A30
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a03001.htm


      *  A PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH at Monterey Peninsula College has
         accused it of bowing to political correctness for shelving a
         proposed course for its lack of multicultural content: A16
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a01602.htm

      *  THE CARNEGIE FOUNDATION'S revised system of categorizing
         institutions de-emphasizes research, a change that pleases
         some colleges while irritating others. Plus: The new Carnegie
         classification of 3,856 colleges and universities: A31
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a03101.htm

      *  THE COMPANY THAT OPERATES the for-profit University of Phoenix
         plans to expand the system to campuses in locations around the
         world: A44
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a04401.htm

      *  LEGISLATION DESIGN TO MAKE software-licensing agreements more
         enforceable, and laws more consistent, is advancing in some
         state legislatures, to the dismay of many academics: A47
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v46/i49/49a04701.htm


      Our Career Network has 108 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc

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