Tuesday, July 7, 2009

NEWS LINKS | July 7, 2009

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




Dear Bill Gates ...

A couple of years ago I wrote a magazine article about community colleges that scored unusually well on the Community College Survey of Student Engagement. I also wrote a separate profile of one of them, Cascadia Community College, after spending several days visiting the campus.

The Chronicle of Higher Education,  July 6, 2009



Petrie’s giving up WVC job / She'll take buyout, leave foundation

Wenatchee World, July 7, 2009






Jill Biden vaunts community colleges at UN forum

Associated Press, July 6, 2009



Gates Foundation gives $5M for college study

Seattle PI, July 6, 2009



New leader navigates budget cuts at Western Washington U.

CrossCut, July 7, 2009



UW Bothell is offering nearby housing for students

Student housing will be available for the first time this fall at the University of Washington's Bothell campus. The commuter university plans to lease and convert to student housing 24 apartments from a rental complex that's about a 5-minute walk from the campus. The goal is to house roughly 40 students.

The Herald, July 7, 2009



Stanford, Duke, Rice, ... and Gates?

The Chronicle of Higher Education,  July 10, 2009




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