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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.

Recent Posts

  • 07.23.15

    Sweet Briar Returns

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    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

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Trips sponsored by

Global Health Council


Total cost of 21 trips: $63,602.56


Traveler: Wendy Brafman (from the office of Sheila Jackson Lee)
Destination:
Purpose: MATERNAL & CHILD HEALTH FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 16, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $2,008.00
source

Traveler: Rajah Manno (from the office of Sheila Jackson Lee)
Destination:
Purpose: CHILD HEALTH FACT COLLECTION
Date: Aug 16, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $2,013.00
source

Traveler: Toby Croll (from the office of Jim Jeffords)
Destination: GUATEMALA AND HONDURAS
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION TO ANALYZE U.S. AID AND NON-GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS EFFORTS IN PROMOTING AND PARTICIPATING IN CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAMS
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $1,973.00
source

Traveler: Ryan Thrasher (from the office of James Mcgovern)
Destination: GUATEMALA & HONDURAS
Purpose: TO COLLECT INFORMATION ON MATERNITY/INFANT HEALTH
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $2,000.00
source

Traveler: Christina Ho (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: CATE D'IVOIRE, BURKINA FASO
Purpose: LEARNING ABOUT HIV/AIDS IN AFRICA AND EFFORTS TO ADDRESS HIV/AIDS
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Charity Bracy (from the office of Dianne Feinstein)
Destination: COTE D'IVOIRE AND BURKINA FASO
Purpose: A STUDY TRIP TO VISIT HIV/AIDS PROGRAMS IN WEST AFRICA
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Mary Andrus (from the office of Jim Leach)
Destination: PARIS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL STUDY TOUR LOOKING AT HIV/AIDS ISSUES AND PROGRAMS IN WEST AFRICA
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Noelle Lusane (from the office of Donald Payne)
Destination: COTE D'IVOIRE AND BURKINA FASO (WEST AFRICA)
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP TO SEE HOW USAID FUNDED AIDS PROGRAMS ARE OPERATING
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Jeannette Windon (from the office of Mark Kirk)
Destination: ABIDJAN, COTE D'IVOIRE AND OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO
Purpose: STUDY HIV/AIDS SITUATION
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Clare Coleman (from the office of Nita Lowey)
Destination: COTE D'HOME & BUKINA FASO, WEST AFRICA
Purpose: STUDY US GOV'T-FUNDED HIV/AIDS PROGRAMS
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Deborah Altenburg (from the office of Sherwood Boehlert)
Destination: COTE D' IVOIRE & BURKINA FASO
Purpose: A STUDY TOUR OF HIV/AIDS AND GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Michael Riggs (from the office of Barbara Lee)
Destination: COTE D'IVOIRE AND BURKINA FASO
Purpose: HIV AIDS STUDY TOUR
Date: Jan 6, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $3,172.32
source

Traveler: Julie Jolly (from the office of Christopher Bond)
Destination: HAITI
Purpose: TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR KEY CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO OBSERVE HEALTH PROGRAMS SUPPORTED THROUGH USAID, OTHER DONORS, THE PRIVATE SECTOR AND MULTILATERAL ORGANS
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Traveler: Rachel Hansen (from the office of William Janklow)
Destination: HAITI
Purpose: A STUDY TOUR OF HAITI HIGHLIGHTING HIV/AIDS, MATERNAL HEALTH, CHILD SURVIVAL, AND OTHER GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES TO PROVIDE AN OPPORTUNITY FOR KEY CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TO OBSERVE HEALTH PROGRAMS SUPPORTED BY U.S. AID AND OTHER DONORS OF THE PRIVATE SECTOR AND
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Traveler: Ashley Etienne (from the office of Chris Bell)
Destination: HAITI
Purpose: FACT-FINDING MISSION TO OBSERVE HEALTH PROGRAMS
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Traveler: Debra Armentrout (from the office of Robert Wexler)
Destination: WENT TO HAITI
Purpose: STUDY TOUR OF PROGRAMS FOR GLOBAL HEALTH ISSUES
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Traveler: Kathy Kulkarni (from the office of Frank Pallone)
Destination: PORT AU PRINCE
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP ON HEALTH AND CHILD SURVIVAL PROJECTS IN HAITI.
Date: Aug 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $1,411.00
source

Traveler: Stephen Northrup (from the office of Michael Enzi)
Destination: INDIA (BOMBAY, CHENNAI, AND DELHI)
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL MISSION TO SEE AND DISCUSS HEALTHCARE ISSUES FACING INDIA, WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON WOMEN AND CHILDREN, AND THE GROWING HIV/AIDS EPIDEMIC
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $5,826.00
source

Traveler: Jennifer Platt (from the office of Katherine Harris)
Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-INDIA-NEW YORK CITY
Purpose: GATHER INFORMATION & EXAMINE HEALTH ISSUES FOR WOMEN AND CHILDREN IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $5,783.00
source

Traveler: Ray Smith (from the office of Ander Crenshaw)
Destination: MUMBAI, INDIA-CHENNAI, INDIA-DELHI, INDIA
Purpose: EXAMINING CURRENT HEALTH PROBLEMS FACING THE NATION OF INDIA WITH A FOCUS ON HIV/AIDS
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (9 days)
Expense: $5,783.00
source

Traveler: Jesse Kerns (from the office of Jim Mcdermott)
Destination: MUMBAI, CHENNAI - NEW DELHI, INDIA
Purpose: REVIEW CHILD AND MATERNAL HEALTH PROGRAMS, LEARN ABOUT USAID FUNDED HEALTH PROJECTS
Date: Jan 4, 2004 (12 days)
Expense: $5,783.00
source



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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.