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  • Popplestone, Ann
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      FW: 1/22/2001 Chronicle Report on Community Colleges

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      Subject: 1/22/2001 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 January
      26 issue. The Web addresses refer to the online versions of the


      *  WHAT'S IN A DOMAIN NAME? Community colleges say they are
         insulted and frustrated by guidelines that reserve the use of
         ".edu" in Web addresses for four-year institutions.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04101.htm

      *  PART-TIMERS GO NATIONAL: Adjunct faculty members who attended
         a conference at San Jose City College this month believe that
         they finally have the momentum to organize to improve their
         salaries and working conditions.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a01201.htm

      *  DIVIDING THE PIE: Legislatures are expected to favor schools
         over colleges in the battle over dollars in state budgets.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02801.htm

      *  COLLABORATION IN COLORADO: All of the state's 28 public
         universities and community colleges plan to develop online
         courses jointly, and to share them.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04301.htm

      *  DON'T KNOCK, JUST LOG ON: An English professor at Houston
         Community College-Southwest has turned his office into a
         virtual radio station that broadcasts continuously on the
         World Wide Web.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04102.htm

      *  MEASURING THE IMPACT: Officials at a conference on
         "ubiquitous" computing disagreed about its costs and benefits.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04501.htm

      *  BUDGET PRIORITIES: Officials at Tennessee's Aquinas College
         have decided to abolish their athletics program as the
         two-year college develops into a four-year institution.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a05101.htm

      *  FIPSE LOADS UP ON PORK: Congress has provided a third straight
         increase in the number and value of earmarks financed through
         the Education Department's Fund for the Improvement of
         Postsecondary Education.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02701.htm


      *  MISMATCH IN PH.D. TRAINING: A survey shows that doctoral
         students want jobs that they probably will never get, and
         aren't trained for the jobs that are available.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a01401.htm

      *  LOGGING IN: Clifford Adelman says the proliferation of
         certification tests in information technology is an indication
         of a vast new educational enterprise that has developed
         largely outside traditional colleges.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a04401.htm

      *  10 YEARS OF THE A.D.A.: The landmark anti-bias law has
         significantly changed how colleges provide services and plan
         facilities for students with disabilities.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02301.htm

      *  HELPING OUT: The Educational Testing Service is investing
         $15-million in the College Board's controversial commercial
         Web site.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a05001.htm

      *  GRADING THE STATES: A report card that indicates how well
         states deliver higher education is having an impact on state
         legislative sessions this year.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02302.htm

      *  TRANSITION WATCH: The Bush administration seems likely to
         agree, at least for now, to a request by Greg Woods to stay on
         as the head of the Education Department's Office of Student
         Financial Assistance.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/weekly/v47/i20/20a02303.htm


      Our Career Network has 79 positions available at two-year
      colleges, from the pages of The Chronicle.
         --> SEE http://chronicle.com/jobs/cc

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