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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.

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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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Pete Jeffries


Total cost of 11 trips: $31,269.88


Trips traveled under the office of J. Dennis Hastert

Destination:
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL RETREAT
Date: Feb 1, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $589.00
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT MID EAST PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jun 30, 2001 (8 days)
Expense: $3,130.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Jan 30, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $660.00
source

Destination: WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: PARIS, FRANCE
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TOUR NUCLEAR LABS & COMPONENTS FACTORY
Date: Mar 31, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $3,476.03
source

Destination: TAIPEI, TAIWAN
Sponsor: Chinese International Economic Cooperation Association
Purpose: FACT FINDING & EDUCATION
Date: Aug 6, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,320.00
source

Destination: MOSCOW, RUSSIA
Sponsor: International Republican Institute
Purpose: DEMOCRACY TRAINING FOR STAFF/MEETINGS/SPEAKING
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $3,860.85
source

Destination: PHILLY
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: BICAM MEMBERS PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $896.00
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Mar 11, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,011.00
source

Destination: TOKYO
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: TOUR NUCLEAR FACILITIES FOR ON SITE FACT-FINDING OF SECURITY & PRODUCTION ISSUES
Date: Apr 10, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $10,901.00
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, AK
Sponsor: Foundation for Rural Service
Purpose: LEARN CHALLENGES OF RURAL TELCO PROVIDERS
Date: Aug 7, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,802.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Pete Jeffries.


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.