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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

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GRAHAM, BOB, Democratic Party
Florida

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $71,397.90

Average cost per trip - $5,949.83
Total number of days spent traveling - 79 days
Rank of representative - 71 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Inter-American Dialogue
Dates - January 16, 2000 - January 21, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Brazil - Bolivia

Purpose - To participate as part of the delegation traveling to Latin America for Inter-American Dialogue
Notes - Good faith estimate

Travel Cost - $2,943.90
Lodging Cost - $446.40
Meal Cost - $89.90
Other Cost - $28.00
Total Cost - $3,508.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - April 17, 2000 - April 22, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies

Purpose - To participate in the Aspen Institute conference on United States policy toward Cuba
Notes - Good faith estimate

Travel Cost - $1,104.60
Lodging Cost - $1,792.00
Meal Cost - $1,296.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,192.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 30, 2000 - June 4, 2000 (6 days)
Location(s) - Vancouver, Canada

Purpose - To participate in the Aspen Institute conference on U.S.-China relations
Notes - Good faith estimate

Travel Cost - $4,367.02
Lodging Cost - $966.00
Meal Cost - $900.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $6,433.02

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Richard Bryan Tribute Dinner Committee
Dates - November 30, 2000 - December 3, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - To deliver the keynote address at the Senator Richard Bryan Tribute Dinner
Notes - good faith estimate

Travel Cost - $4,598.00
Lodging Cost - $350.00
Meal Cost - $200.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $5,148.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 29, 2001 - June 3, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Florence, Italy

Purpose - To participate in a conference on the convergence of U.S. National security and the global environment
Notes -

Travel Cost - $5,361.20
Lodging Cost - $2,000.00
Meal Cost - $1,280.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $8,841.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 19, 2001 - August 26, 2001 (8 days)
Location(s) - Helsinki, Finland

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US-Russia relations sponsored by the Congressional Program of the Aspen Institute
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,758.00
Lodging Cost - $1,500.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost - $400.00
Total Cost - $7,258.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 10, 2002 - January 14, 2002 (5 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - participate in the Congressional program of Aspen Institute conference on Islam
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,822.12
Lodging Cost - $2,340.00
Meal Cost - $1,200.00
Other Cost - $150.00
Total Cost - $6,512.12

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - November 21, 2002 - November 26, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - To participate in the conference entitled U.S. Policy Toward Columbia, as part of the Congressional Program of the Aspen Inst.
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,768.96
Lodging Cost - $2,176.00
Meal Cost - $1,280.00
Other Cost - $160.00
Total Cost - $5,384.96

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - World Economic Forum
Dates - January 31, 2002 - February 4, 2002 (5 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - participate in World Economic Forum
Notes -

Travel Cost - $300.00
Lodging Cost - $927.00
Meal Cost - $500.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,727.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 4, 2004 - January 11, 2004 (8 days)
Location(s) - Honolulu, HI

Purpose - To participate in the conference on U.S. - China relations
Notes -

Travel Cost - $4,573.80
Lodging Cost - $1,675.00
Meal Cost - $1,600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,848.80

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - April 13, 2004 - April 17, 2004 (5 days)
Location(s) - Bahamas

Purpose - To participate in the Congressional Program of the Aspen Institute conference on Brazil
Notes - other expense not specified

Travel Cost - $1,023.00
Lodging Cost - $2,200.00
Meal Cost - $1,520.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $4,843.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 14, 2004 - August 27, 2004 (14 days)
Location(s) - Venice, Italy

Purpose - To participate in the Congressional Program of the Aspen Institute, conference on US-Russia-Europe Relations
Notes - (actual conference dates August 22-27, 2004)

Travel Cost - $5,696.00
Lodging Cost - $1,875.00
Meal Cost - $2,130.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $9,701.00

Additional family members - No

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)President Barack Obama delivers remarks at Henninger High School in Syracuse, New York, during the college affordability bus tour, Aug. 22, 2013. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Goodbye, College Ratings (For Now)

The Obama administration recently declared that it would no longer pursue a college ratings system based on accessibility, affordability and student success. And college presidents everywhere breathed a sigh of relief.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    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.
  • 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.