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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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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.

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Chris Mccannell


Total cost of 24 trips: $75,997.47


Trips traveled under the office of Joseph Crowley

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE/MERRILL LYNCH
Purpose: STAFF FRESHMAN DELEGATION TO NYSE
Date: Jan 23, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $733.00
source

Destination: UNITED NATION, NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: Humpty Dumpty Institute
Purpose: MEET WITH UN LEADERS INCLUDING DIRECTOR OF UNFDA/UNDF AND WEGG AMBASSADORS
Date: Jan 24, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $479.25
source

Destination: DC-NEW YORK-JOHANNESBURG-MALAWI
Sponsor: POPULATION ACTION INTERNATIONAL, US COMMITTEE FOR UNFPA
Purpose: VISIT HIV/AIDS, FAMILY PLANNING, CHILD SURVIVAL
Date: Apr 14, 2000 (11 days)
Expense: $12,433.44
source

Destination: BERLIN, DRESDEN, PRAGUE
Sponsor: Konrad Adenauer Foundation
Purpose: MEETING WITH GERMAN GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL ON EASTERN EUROPE/EU INTEGRATION
Date: Dec 2, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $1,580.16
source

Destination: WASHINGTON - NEW DELHI - BOMBAY - BANGLADESH - DC
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL MEETINGS WITH INDIAN LEADERS
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $5,952.64
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - FT. LANDERDALE - NEW YORK
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: TRAVEL WITH MEMBER FOR A SPEECH
Date: Apr 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $294.09
source

Destination: WASHINGTON - BEIJING - SHANGHAI - HONG KONG
Sponsor: US - ASIC INSTITUTE, (PART OF FULLBRIGHT PROGRAM) BETTER HONG KONG FOUNDATION
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL VISIT TO MEET WITH CHINESE OFFICIALS AND AMERICAN COMPANIES
Date: Aug 4, 2001 (15 days)
Expense: $9,000.00
source

Destination: CYPRUS
Sponsor: International Coordinating Committee Justice for Cyprus
Purpose: TO ATTEND ANNUAL CONFERENCE ON CYPRUS
Date: Aug 25, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $2,985.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK
Sponsor: AT&T Corporation
Purpose: VISIT GROUND ZERO AND SEE TELECOMMUNICATIONS RE-BUILDING
Date: Oct 19, 2001
Expense: $277.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK-DHAKA, BANGLADESH
Sponsor: BANGLADESH ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE, AND, BANGLADESH GARMENT MANUFACTURERS & EXPORTERS ASSOCIATION
Purpose: TO DISCUSS TRADE ISSUES AND TO VISIT BANGLADESHI GARMENT INDUSTRY
Date: Jan 8, 2002 (6 days)
Expense: $2,225.00
source

Destination: TRUMBALL, CT-NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: VISIT NASDAQ, LEARN ABOUT NASDAQ STOCK MARKET
Date: Apr 4, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $886.65
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Bond Market Association
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT ASSET BACKED SECURITIES
Date: May 29, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $799.00
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: DISCUSSION OF US SINGAPORE FREE TRADE AGREEMENT-US-ASEAN INIATIVE
Date: Feb 16, 2003 (7 days)
Expense: $7,081.44
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC - NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO VIEW THE OPENING OF NASDAQ AND LEARN ABOUT FINANCIAL MARKETS
Date: Mar 14, 2003
Expense: $309.64
source

Destination: DOHA, QATAR-BOMBAY, INDIA-NEW DELHI, INDIA
Sponsor: ISLAMIC FREE MARKET FOUNDATION/UNIVERSITY OF QATAR
Purpose: CONFERENCE IN DOHA ON FREE TRADE
Date: Apr 11, 2003 (4 days)
Expense: $9,219.00
source

Destination: SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: Microsoft Corporation
Purpose: VISIT MICROSOFT CAMPUS, MEETINGS WITH MICROSOFT EXECUTIVES
Date: May 29, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $1,998.43
source

Destination: VIENNA, AUSTRIA(PERSONAL) - YEREVAN, AREMENIA
Sponsor: Armenian National Committee
Purpose: MEET WITH GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS, MEET WITH ACADEMICS, VISIT US AID PROJECTS IN EARTHQUAKE DESTRUCTION ZONE
Date: Aug 3, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $2,077.77
source

Destination: NEW DELHI, INDIA-HYDERABAD, INDIA-MUMBAI, INDIA-DHAKA, BANGLADESH
Sponsor: INDIA (7 DAYS IN COUNTRY) CONFEDERATION OF INDIAN INDUSTRIES BANGLADESH (4 DAYS IN COUNTRY) FEDERATION OF BANGLADESHI CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
Purpose: DELEGATION VISIT TO INDIA TO MEET WITH POLITICAL AND BUSINESS
Date: Jan 1, 2004 (15 days)
Expense: $9,199.59
source

Destination: NYC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: VISIT NYSE WITH A DEMOCRATIC CONGRESSIONAL DELEGATION TO LEARN ABOUT EQUITY MARKETS
Date: Jan 29, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $462.42
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: American Association of Advertising Agencies
Purpose: TO VISIT A NEW YORK CITY ADVERTISING AGENCY AND DISCUSS PUBLIC POLICY
Date: Mar 5, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $638.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-CHICAGO, IL-NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: Financial Services Roundtable
Purpose: TO STAFF THE MEMBER OF CONGRESS FOR A SPEECH BEFORE THE HOUSING POLICY COUNCIL
Date: May 21, 2004
Expense: $178.20
source

Destination: SINGAPORE
Sponsor: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 12, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $5,334.38
source

Destination: SRI LANKA
Sponsor: Communications Consortium Media Center
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 15, 2005 (4 days)
Expense: $932.95
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NY
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO STAFF CONGRESSMAN CROWLEY ON VISIT TO NYSE WITH FRESHMAN MEMBER'S OF THE 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Mar 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $920.42
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Chris Mccannell.


American RadioWorks |
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.