Thursday, July 23, 2009

NEWS LINKS | July 23, 2009

SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges




Okay, lazybones – it’s time to reboot the mind

Edmonds Beacon, July 22, 2009 (Edmonds CC Creative Retirement Institute)


He taught more than just a trade / Bob Markholt found his calling, pursued it with passion, and changed this community.

Mr. Markholt, 72, died Sunday from complications of lymphoma. … He was the heart of the Pre-apprentice Construction Training Program at Seattle Vocational Institute (SVI).

Seattle Times, July 23, 2009


Rob McKenna takes helm at Bellevue College Foundation as needs at school increase
Bellevue Reporter, July 23, 2009



The Potty-Trained Trustee

A new report on board members reflects a bias of administrators in favor of a governance role that is far too limited, writes Anne D. Neal.

Inside Higher Ed, July 23, 2009


Trading Spaces

With enrollment through the roof, any fallow space on campus is at a premium. Suddenly, spaces that have been kept open 'just in case' of future expansion is on the table. And long-standing historical gentlemen's agreements about who controls what are abruptly up for grabs.

Inside Higher Ed, July 23, 2009


Letters re David Brooks article: The Role of Community Colleges

New York Times, July 23, 2009


In Economic Recovery, Not So Fast on the New Jobs

Washington Post, July 23, 2009



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