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Volume V, No. 4 ♦ 11/1999

  • Frank Newman's second sachs lecture

    Are students ready to meet the needs of today's society or are they too consumed with personal goals? Dr. Frank Newman, most widely known for the "Newman Reports" (Report on Higher Education, 1971, and National Policy and Higher Education, 1974) and former President of the Education Commission of the States (ECS) raised this question in his second Julius and Rosa Sachs lecture entitled "Rebuilding of Toqueville."
    Published: 11/1/1999

  • Looking back and looking ahead: Founders Day

    On its 105th Birthday, Teachers College never looked better. With the remodeled Main Hall and new rooms to meet today's social and technological demands, Teachers College celebrated its vast history and looked toward its bright future.
    Published: 11/1/1999

  • TC and Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Create Future School Administrators Academy

    TC and Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) are jointly sponsoring the Future School Administrators Academy.
    Published: 11/1/1999

  • TC Honors Alumni Achievements

    Not all learning takes place in a classroom, and this year's six recipients of alumni awards are prime examples of the variety of ways educators reach out to students and the world at large.
    Published: 11/1/1999

  • The First Mongolian students at TC

    Enter, two young ladies, Bolorchimeg Bor and Munkhbayar Bayansan, both from Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, who are the first Mongolian students to study at Teachers College. They have come to study International Educational Development through the auspices of the Soros Foundation's Open Society Institute.
    Published: 11/1/1999

  • What's New in External Affairs?

    The Director of Communications and Assistant Director of Communications positions at TC are now filled.
    Published: 11/1/1999