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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 10/9/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Subject: 10/9/2000 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 October
      13 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  THE WIRELESS REVOLUTION: Colleges, seeking convenience and
         savings, embrace "nomadic" computing, but many educators worry
         about privacy and design issues.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a05901.htm

         *  Creating a Niche: Wireless helped the State University of
            New York's College of Agriculture and Technology at
            Morrisville, a two-year institution, change its image.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a06201.htm

      *  HIRED GUNS: As Congress awards more grants noncompetitively,
         institutions like Central Piedmont Community College
         increasingly turn to outside lobbyists for help.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a03701.htm

      *  A CALCULATED DROP: The rate at which borrowers default on
         student loans went down, in part because of a change in
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a04201.htm

      *  MONEY FROM WALL STREET: The parent company of the University
         of Phoenix raised $70-million in a stock offering for its
         distance-education unit.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a05401.htm

      *  PUSH FOR PELL: Republican members of the House of
         Representatives' education committee are backing a $400
         increase in the maximum grant.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a04202.htm

      *  NAMES WITHHELD: Public colleges in California and Texas say a
         federal privacy law impedes their efforts to recruit minority
         students through new class-rank admissions plans.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a04701.htm

      *  OPPORTUNITY IN BIG APPLE: Many colleges hope to participate in
         an effort by New York City's public schools to offer teacher
         training online.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a06603.htm


      *  THE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT has named a University of Texas at
         Austin scholar to head the Fund for the Improvement of
         Postsecondary Education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a04602.htm

      *  TWO AUTHORS ARGUE that the new generation of young people is
         optimistic, outward-looking, and bound for greatness.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a07101.htm

      *  REGISTRATION IS A START, but education is the key to getting
         students to vote, write David L. Warren and Constantine W.
         Curris, the presidents of two leading associations of
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07b01401.htm

      *  OFFICIALS IN OREGON AND IDAHO are confronted by an online
         college over which neither state appears to have authority.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i07/07a05902.htm


      Our Career Network has 103 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc

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