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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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  • 07.07.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Ashley Musselman


Total cost of 8 trips: $13,127.19


Trips traveled under the office of Dan Lipinski

Destination: LOS ANGELES
Sponsor: Columbia College Chicago
Purpose: TO TOUR COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO'S L.A. PROGRAM AND MEET WITH PRODUCTION EXECS RE RUNAWAY PRODUCTION (THE LOSS OF U.S. PRODUCTION JOBS TO OVERSEAS)
Date: Feb 26, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,073.97
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: ECONOMIC FACT-FINDING SEMINAR
Date: Apr 28, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $1,592.00
source


Trips traveled under the office of William Lipinski

Destination: TEMPE AND MESA, ARIZONA
Sponsor: American Gas Association
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL GAS ACTIVITIES AND PIPELINE SAFETY OPERATIONS
Date: Apr 10, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $853.50
source

Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
Sponsor: Institute for Research on the Economics of Taxation
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF COURSE ON ECONOMICS OF TAXATION AND TAX REFORM
Date: Oct 25, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,482.60
source

Destination: BERLIN, GERMANY; FRANFURT (ODER), GERMANY; BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT GERMAN POLITICS, GERMAN IMMIGRATION & ANTI-TERRORISM, BORDER & SECURITY, & TRANS-ATLANTIC RELATIONS
Date: Jan 19, 2002 (7 days)
Expense: $2,196.00
source

Destination: KANSAS CITY, MO TO CHICAGO
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP RE: FREIGHT RAIL OPERATIONS
Date: Mar 14, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,893.16
source

Destination: CHESTER & MANCHESTER, ENGLAND; CUMBRIA, ENGLAND, SELLAFIELD, AND LONDON, ENGLAND
Sponsor: Nuclear Energy Institute
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP RE: NUCLEAR INDUSTRY IN GB AND SERVICES THEY CAN PROVIDE TO U.S VIEWING NUCLEAR TRANSPORT VESSELS
Date: Aug 24, 2003 (8 days)
Expense: $3,241.19
source

Destination: BOISE, ID-HELL'S CANYON, ID/OR
Sponsor: SAVE OUR WILD SALMON
Purpose: FACT FINDING TOUR OF THE SNAKE RIVER TO VIEW SPAWNING GROUNDS WHERE SALMON CAN BE RESTORED. LEARNED ABOUT FED 7 RECOVERY EFFORTS STUDIED SALMON LIFECYCLE & ECONOMIES DEPENDANT ON SALMON & STEELHEAD
Date: Aug 15, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $794.77
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Ashley Musselman.


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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.