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Subject: 12/4/2000 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
December 8 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions
of the articles.
* YOU LEARN, WE EARN: For-profit institutions are using a
variety of methods to more actively pursue community-college
students, including articulation agreements, scholarships,
and branches located on the campuses of two-year colleges.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a03001.htm
* DEFINING AN .EDU: Community colleges have stepped up
their fight to use the coveted ending in Web addresses.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a03901.htm
* REPORT CARD: No state received straight A's in the first
attempt to grade all 50 on how well they deliver higher
education to their constituents.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a02401.htm
* SETTING PRIORITIES: The U.S. Education Department issued
an agenda for higher-education issues, but many educators
doubt it will be used.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a02701.htm
ALSO OF INTEREST TO COMMUNITY COLLEGES:
* SALARY STATS SQUELCHED: Officials at Pasadena City College
thwarted a student activist's attempts to publicize the pay
gap between administrators and adjunct professors.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a00802.htm
* ANIMAL HOUSING: Students at the State University of New
York College of Technology at Canton are encouraged to room
with birds, cats, even snakes.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a00902.htm
* WHO'S IN CHARGE?: Three Republicans are expected to vie
for the leadership of the House committee that oversees
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a02402.htm
* A NEW PLAYER IN DISTANCE EDUCATION: The World Bank, through
a network of learning centers, is providing practical training
in countries that lack a good telecommunications infrastructure.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i15/15a03501.htm
Our Career Network has 47 positions available at two-year
colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
--> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc
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