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      Subject: 9/5/2000 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 September
      8 issue. The page numbers refer to that issue, and the Web
      addresses refer to the online versions of the articles.

      TOP STORIES:

      *  THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION: Vice President Al Gore, accepting
         the presidential nomination, vowed to make college more
         affordable and promised more federal spending on research: A34
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a03401.htm

         *  What the campaign platform says about higher education and
            research: A34
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a03402.htm

         *  College Democrats cheered for the nominee but worried about
            the Nader factor: A36
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a03601.htm

      *  CAMPAIGN PROMISES: George W. Bush proposed big increases in
         spending on Pell Grants and historically black colleges: A38
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a03801.htm

      *  ACCREDITING STANDARDS: The six bodies that review colleges are
         near agreement on guidelines for evaluating distance-education
         programs: A58
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a05801.htm

      *  REVISING THE REVISED CARNEGIE SYSTEM: John V. Lombardi, a
         professor of history at the University of Florida, says
         college classifications and rankings can be improved with
         reliable data: B24
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02b02401.htm

      *  STUDENT AID IN CALIFORNIA: Gov. Gray Davis and legislative
         leaders agreed to nearly double a need-based program: A40
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a04003.htm

      *  THE PEARSON EMPIRE: The publishing giant and its affiliates
         are helping colleges create programs, market them, and provide
         materials for students: A43
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a04301.htm
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  THE VIRTUAL UNIVERSITY created by the Harcourt General
         publishing company is about to go online: A59
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a05901.htm

      *  DEVRY INSTITUTES has won approval from a regional accreditor
         to offer bachelor's degrees online, as the commercial company
         moves into distance education: A61
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a06101.htm

      *  WITH MORE APPLICANTS than ever before, public universities are
         reducing programs that allow second-chance admissions: A65
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i02/02a06501.htm
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has 249 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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