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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 11/13/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Subject: 11/13/2000 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 November
      17 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  HIGHER EDUCATION ON STATE BALLOTS: In last week's elections,
         North Carolina passed a big bond measure for colleges;
         Arkansas and South Carolina went separate ways on lotteries.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a03201.htm

      *  REFERENDUM RESULTS: A roundup of ballot measures affecting
         academe in 15 states.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a03301.htm

      *  COLLEGES PASS ELECTORAL TEST: Higher-education lobbyists fear
         legislative gridlock in Congress but believe they may be able
         to maneuver through it.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a03101.htm

      *  NEXT SECRETARY OF EDUCATION: There's no shortage of
         suggestions for the post from higher-education officials.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a03601.htm

      *  THE NEW GOVERNORS: A roundup of the 11 gubernatorial races and
         how the results will affect higher education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a03202.htm

      *  COMMUNITY COLLEGES' NEW CUSTOMERS: Foreign students find that
         admission is relatively easy and education relatively cheap at
         American two-year colleges.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a07701.htm

      *  STATISTICAL SNAPSHOT: According to the new "Open Doors"
         report, more students are pursuing academic work abroad, but
         their stays are shorter.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a07401.htm


      *  TEAMING UP: Six groups of corporations and colleges have
         submitted bids for a U.S. Army project to deliver courses to
         soldiers worldwide.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a06001.htm

      *  EDUCATING SAILORS: The U.S. Navy has struck deals with 16
         colleges to offer a program of distance-learning degrees.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a06002.htm

      *  MAKING OVER STATE COLLEGES: Long regarded as the
         undistinguished middle child of public higher education, the
         institutions now face new competition and pressure to refocus
         their missions.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a04001.htm

      *  MODEL CAMPUSES: At a national meeting of professors and deans,
         two community colleges were cited as examples of institutions
         where shared governance is working.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i12/12a02001.htm


      Our Career Network has 62 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc

      You can find all of The Chronicle's community-college news on our
      special Web page just for community colleges at:

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