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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

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  • 07.02.15

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Trips by*

Lou Ann Linehan


Total cost of 13 trips: $17,920.35


Trips traveled under the office of Chuck Hagel

Destination: ATHENS, GA
Sponsor: University of Georgia
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE SAM NUNN POLICY FORUM
Date: Mar 26, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $95.00
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Purpose: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ROUNDTABLE WITH NATO SECRETARY GENERAL LORD ROBERTSON
Date: Apr 7, 2000
Expense: $796.00
source

Destination: NAPLES, FLORIDA
Sponsor: BIPAC - Business-Industry Political Action Committee
Purpose: STAFF SENATOR HAGEL AS HE SPEAKS TO THE BIPAC FALL BOARD MEETING
Date: Nov 16, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,118.85
source

Destination: CINCINNATI, OH
Sponsor: Transatlantic Business Dialogue
Purpose: ACCOMPANY SENATOR HAGEL TO THE ANNUAL CEO-LEVEL TRANSATLANTIC BUSINESS DIALOGUE
Date: Nov 17, 2000
Expense: $1,708.50
source

Destination: GERMANY & THE CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Purpose: TO GAIN FIRST HAND INSIGHT INTO THE US-EUROPEAN POLITICAL, ECONOMIC AND SECURITY RELATIONS
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.16
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Israel Policy Forum
Purpose: ATTEND THE ISRAEL POLICY FORUM ANNUAL DINNER AND THE ISRAEL POLICY FORUM BREAKFAST
Date: Jan 7, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $319.24
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE
Sponsor: OMAHA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Purpose: STAFF SENATOR HAGEL WHEN HE ACCEPTS "HEADLINER OF THE YEAR" AWARD AND WHEN HE INTRODUCES SENATOR MCCAIN
Date: Feb 16, 2001
Expense: $542.50
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY (TEETERBORO, NJ AIRPORT)
Sponsor: American Jewish Congress
Purpose: TO PROVIDE STAFF SUPPORT FOR SENATOR'S SPEECH
Date: Jan 29, 2003
Expense: $2,544.20
source

Destination: COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO
Sponsor: American Bankers Association
Purpose: NATIONAL CONVENTION OF BANKERS GROUP-SENATOR HAGEL SPEAKING
Date: Jul 19, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $3,655.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 20, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $922.00
source

Destination: OMAHA, NE TO WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Northrop Grumman Corporation
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Mar 18, 2004
Expense: $635.20
source

Destination: JAKARTA, INDONESIA
Sponsor: Carter Center
Purpose: OBSERVATION OF JULY PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION IN INDONESIA
Date: Jul 1, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $3,561.50
source

Destination: DETROIT, MI
Sponsor: Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers Inc
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 16, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $442.20
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Lou Ann Linehan.


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.