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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

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  • 07.02.15

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LAZIO, RICK, Republican Party
New York

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $8,224.00

Average cost per trip - $1,370.67
Total number of days spent traveling - 17 days
Rank of representative - 454 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Commonwealth Fund
Dates - January 20, 2000 - January 23, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Aventura, FL

Purpose - bipartisan congressional health policy conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,058.00
Lodging Cost - $1,285.00
Meal Cost - $821.00
Other Cost - $40.00
Total Cost - $3,204.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government
Dates - December 10, 2000 - December 11, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Cambridge, MA

Purpose - visiting fellow
Notes - spouse, Patricia

Travel Cost - $380.50
Lodging Cost - $239.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $619.50

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Home Builders
Dates - January 12, 2000 - January 12, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Dallas, TX

Purpose - featured guest at executive and leadership board meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $295.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $295.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education
Dates - March 17, 2000 - March 18, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - keynote speaker and award presenter at annual conference
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $170.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $170.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Novogradic and Co. LLP
Dates - January 5, 2000 - January 9, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - keynote speaker at housing tax credit conference
Notes -

Travel Cost - $512.50
Lodging Cost - $255.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $767.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - United States Telecom Association
Dates - February 20, 2000 - February 22, 2000 (3 days)
Location(s) - Palm Springs, CA

Purpose - keynote presentation on current telecom issues in congress
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,098.00
Lodging Cost - $870.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,168.00

Additional family members - No

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.