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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.

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    Sweet Briar Returns

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Steve Patterson


Total cost of 16 trips: $14,099.38


Trips traveled under the office of Jim Bunning

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Health and Life Organization
Purpose: SPEAK ON FINANCIAL MODERNIZATION PANEL AT HALO'S LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Dec 2, 1999 (3 days)
Expense: $1,704.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: National Association of Securities Dealers
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL, TO STUDY NASDAQ AND AMEX FACILITIES
Date: Jan 10, 2000
Expense: $282.00
source

Destination: SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
Sponsor: Providian Financial Corporation
Purpose: U.S.A. PROVIDING FINANCIAL CORP'S HANDYWORKERS AND LOGIN ABOUT THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,275.00
source

Destination: CENTRAL KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TOUR TO STUDY KENTUCKY ASSOCIATION
Date: Aug 6, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $459.05
source

Destination: RICHMOND VIRGINIA
Sponsor: SWEDISH MATCH
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL VISIT SWEDISH MATEL USA FACILITIES
Date: Sep 7, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $338.52
source

Destination: HOUSTON TEXAS
Sponsor: El Paso Corporation
Purpose: TOUR EL PASO FACILITIES, STUDY OPERATION
Date: Jan 14, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $2,151.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TOUR NASDAQ FACILITIES STUDY OPERATIONS
Date: Jan 17, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $865.11
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: 2002 CONGRESSIONAL STAFF EDUCATION SERIES
Date: Jun 6, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,252.00
source

Destination: KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT KENTUCKY AGRICULTURE
Date: Aug 5, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $509.27
source

Destination: LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Kentucky Bankers Association
Purpose: MEET WITH KENTUCKY BANKERS AND ATTEND SEMINARS/CONVENTION
Date: Sep 7, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $261.66
source

Destination: COVINGTON, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Fidelity Investments
Purpose: TO TOUR FIDELITY'S COVINGTON FACILITY
Date: Aug 13, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $297.58
source

Destination: CENTRAL KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Council for Burley Tobacco and affiliates
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT KENTUCKY'S AGRICULTURAL ECONOMY AND CULTURE
Date: Aug 2, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $598.48
source

Destination: COVINGTON, KENTUCKY
Sponsor: Kentucky Bankers Association
Purpose: ATTEND KENTUCKY BANKERS ASSOCIATION CONVENTION
Date: Sep 12, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $153.38
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL TRIP. TO LEARN ABOUT PROPOSED SEC REGULATIONS AND THEIR POSSIBLE EFFECTS ON THE FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRY
Date: Dec 9, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $1,016.67
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Instinet Corporation
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT INSTINET'S BUSINESS PLANS AND OTHER ISSUES AFFECTING THE FINANCIAL MARKETS
Date: Apr 15, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $829.44
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Securities Industry Association
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE SECURITIES INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION'S MARKET STRUCTURE CONFERENCE
Date: May 19, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $1,106.22
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Steve Patterson.


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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.