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Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

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  • 07.02.15

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KNOLLENBERG, JOSEPH K, Republican Party
Michigan

Total number of trips - 9
Total cost of trips - $16,672.77

Average cost per trip - $1,852.53
Total number of days spent traveling - 25 days
Rank of representative - 341 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - East Tennessee Economic Council
Dates - June 16, 2000 - June 16, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Knoxville, TN

Purpose - informational-tour of oak ridge nat'l laboratory
Notes -

Travel Cost - $803.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $10.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $813.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Michigan Association of Broadcasters
Dates - August 12, 2000 - August 12, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Traverse City, MI

Purpose - MAB Annual Conference-Speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $340.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $25.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $365.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Allstate
Dates - May 21, 2000 - May 22, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - speech and tour
Notes - spouse, Sandie

Travel Cost - $1,100.52
Lodging Cost - $168.95
Meal Cost - $128.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,397.47

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce
Dates - June 2, 2000 - June 4, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Mackinac Island, MI

Purpose - conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $149.17
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $149.17

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Baltic American Freedom League
Dates - March 25, 2000 - March 27, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Los Angeles, CA

Purpose - keynote speaker to accept Baltic freedom award
Notes - orig had total in other so we moved

Travel Cost - $686.00
Lodging Cost - $202.92
Meal Cost - $20.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $908.92

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Bipartisan Congressional Retreat
Notes - Spouse Sandie Knollenberg

Travel Cost - $252.00
Lodging Cost - $950.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,202.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Armenian Assembly of America
Dates - March 16, 2002 - March 17, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Purpose - speech
Notes - other expenses include ground transportation

Travel Cost - $631.00
Lodging Cost - $290.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $163.40
Total Cost - $1,084.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Public Governance Institute
Dates - February 28, 2003 - March 2, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Congressional Retreat 2003
Notes - Spouse Sandie Knollenberg accompanied. Meals included in lodging.

Travel Cost - $350.00
Lodging Cost - $1,035.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $1,535.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Ripon Society
Dates - November 6, 2004 - November 12, 2004 (7 days)
Location(s) - Budapest, Hungary

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes - IAD - Budapest / Budapest - IAD (Dulles - Budapest - Dulles) Including spouse

Travel Cost - $6,970.33
Lodging Cost - $1,208.60
Meal Cost - $989.71
Other Cost - $48.67
Total Cost - $9,217.31

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Image: Sweet Briar College web site

Sweet Briar Returns

Sweet Briar College was about to close after struggling with dwindling enrollment and other problems. An alumni group raised more than 20 million dollars in pledges to keep the doors open, but the school's survival is still deeply in doubt.

Recent Posts

  • 07.15.15

    The Future of Historically Black Colleges

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities proliferated throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when many white schools refused to admit African Americans, especially in the South. Our guest this week feels HBCUs still serve a crucial role in higher education.
  • 07.07.15

    Talking About Race in Schools

    Over the past year, race relations have dominated the news cycle. This can bring up difficult questions, especially for parents and teachers. Our guest Yolanda Moses says Americans need to find more ways to talk about race in schools.
  • 07.02.15

    Minorities and Special Ed

    For years policy makers believed that minorities were overrepresented in special education and that there was inherent bias in the way kids were being identified as disabled. A new study turns this idea on its head.
  • 06.23.15

    Learning from Video Games

    A lot of parents worry about whether their kids' video game habits are harmful - especially when gaming gets in the way of homework or reading. But writer Greg Toppo says gaming can be a great way to learn.