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  • Popplestone, Ann
    ... From: chronicle-community@chronicle.com [mailto:chronicle-community@chronicle.com] Sent: Monday, December 11, 2000 11:14 AM To:
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      FW: 12/11/2000 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Subject: 12/11/2000 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
      15 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  EDUCATION BUDGETS RISE: But the rate of growth in many states
         slowed this year, and two states actually cut spending,
         according to a survey conducted by scholars at Illinois State
         University. Two-year colleges outpaced four-year institutions
         in most states, the study found.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a03401.htm

      *  TURMOIL AT A TRIBAL COLLEGE: An attempt by some trustees of
         Little Big Horn College to oust the two-year institution's
         president has thrown the campus into chaos.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a04301.htm

      *  SYSTEM PRESIDENT QUITS: The head of Colorado's
         community-college system resigned, saying the state's
         reporting requirements had hampered efforts to start
         work-force-training programs.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a04101.htm

      *  COLLEGES AND CLINTON: As the president prepares to leave
         office, educators find much to praise in his record, but some
         also question his priorities and see missed opportunities.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a02701.htm

         *  THE VIEW BACK: Richard W. Riley reflects on his tenure as
            the longest-serving education secretary ever.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a03101.htm

      *  OUTREACH THREATENED: University of California officials are
         reviewing a state Supreme Court decision to determine whether
         they must end programs aimed at drawing students from
         underrepresented minority groups.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a04102.htm


      *  HOLDING THE LINE: College lobbyists made last-minute appeals
         to maintain higher-education spending as President Clinton
         considered demands for cuts from Congressional Republicans.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a02702.htm

      *  BOND-RATING UPDATE: Community colleges were among the
         institutions whose bond ratings were upgraded or downgraded in
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a04501.htm

      *  DIFFERENT IDENTITY: Regents College, known for online
         learning, hopes a name change will emphasize its independence.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a04801.htm

      *  A KEY HURDLE: A consortium of regional accreditors granted
         candidate status to Western Governors University.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i16/16a05102.htm


      The Chronicle is now on a publishing break, so these are the last
      new articles from the paper for three weeks. Articles from the
      next issue of The Chronicle, dated January 5, will be posted on
      our Web site on Tuesday, January 2. Job ads from that issue will
      be available on Friday, December 29.

      During the break, news updates will continue to appear on our Web
      site and be sent by e-mail to subscribers who have registered.


      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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