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

      TOP STORIES:

      *  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
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      ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:

      *  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
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      JOBS:

      Our Career Network has 62 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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