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Re: More .edu abuse? WWW.COLLEGES.EDU

  • Date: Tue Nov 14 04:23:20 2000

.EDU has little or no meaning...just look at MERIT.EDU as an example...

They are essentially an ISP...backed by NSF welfare...

Jim Fleming

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Rusty H. Hodge <[email protected]>
To: <[email protected]>
Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2000 3:06 AM
Subject: More .edu abuse? WWW.COLLEGES.EDU

> Repostsed without permission from Bay City news, San Francisco.
> Is this really appropriate for a .edu?
> BCN17                -WWW.COLLEGES.EDU
> By Bay City News Service
> The California State University system announced today that
> students can find information about every public, private and
> community college and university in the state on a new Web site.
> The California College Explorer Web site, which can be found at
>, features everything from links to campus home pages
> and admissions information to career assessment tests and scholarship
> searches.
> Spokesman Ken Swisher says the Web site is a joint initiative of
> the California Round Table, in collaboration with California State
> University, University of California, California Community Colleges,
> Association of Independent California Colleges and Universities, the
> California Department of Education and the California Postsecondary
> Commission.
> Swisher says is the latest in a series of
> statewide initiatives to promote access to higher education.
> MalaikaFraley1117a11/13/00
> CONTACT: Ken Swisher (562) 951-4806