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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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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Patrick Carroll


Total cost of 20 trips: $26,203.87


Trips traveled under the office of Ray Lahood

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: American Meat Institute
Purpose: STAFF BRIEFING WITH WALL STREET ANALYST'S SPECIALIZING IN AGRICULTURE CONCERTATION
Date: Mar 6, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $888.00
source

Destination: BLOOMINGTON, IL
Sponsor: ILLINOIS FARM BUREA, ILLINOIS CORN GROWERS ASSOCIATION, ILLINOIS SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 5, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $374.54
source

Destination:
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: FACT FINDING - SUGAR CANE RESEARCH / INDUSTRY / REFINERY
Date: Nov 17, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $786.00
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS
Sponsor: Fiserv Mortgageserv
Purpose: TOUR USDA (RURAL HOUSING) COMPUTER FACILITY IN ST. LOUIS
Date: Feb 8, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,318.34
source

Destination: NEVADA-ARIZONA-UTAH
Sponsor: GOLD INSTITUTE, NATIONAL MINISTRY ASSOCIATION
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: May 30, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,044.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-PEORIA, IL
Sponsor: Nature Conservancy
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jun 29, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $468.54
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, D.C. TO SAN FRANCISCO
Sponsor: National Food Processors Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 15, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $1,691.00
source

Destination: LAS VEGAS, TOUR YUCCA MTN
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING/EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 28, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,380.00
source

Destination: WEST PALM BEACH TO EVERGLADES
Sponsor: Florida Sugar Cane League
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 20, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $975.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON DC-PITTSBURGH
Sponsor: National Mining Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 1, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $422.30
source

Destination: NATIONAL AIRPORT-LA GUARDIA AIRPORT-NEW YORK CITY-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TOUR LA GUARDIA AIRPORT-2 DAY SESSION IN DYC ON AVIATION SECURITY & THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY
Date: Jul 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,331.00
source

Destination: SAN DIEGO
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $995.00
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: ILLINOIS BEEF, ILLINOIS FARM BUREAU, ILLINOIS PARK PARTNERS
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $786.05
source

Destination: CHICAGO
Sponsor: National Food Processors Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 19, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,096.00
source

Destination: PONCE, PUERTO RICO
Sponsor: Biotechnology Industry Organization
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 15, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,300.90
source

Destination: UNITED KINGDOM
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 15, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $4,125.26
source

Destination: KEY LARGO, FL
Sponsor: American Farm Bureau Federation and affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 23, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,010.00
source

Destination: LOUISIANNA
Sponsor: American Sugar Cane League
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Nov 12, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,251.59
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC TO DANA POINT, CA
Sponsor: Advanced Medical Technology Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,300.35
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Food Products Association
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Aug 9, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,660.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Patrick Carroll.


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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.