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      Sent: Monday, December 04, 2000 12:20 PM
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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


      *  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
         higher education.
         --> 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

      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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