Tuesday news briefs 090203

September 09, 2003

Centre among top colleges:

The Princeton Review, a leading college guidebook, has selected Centre College as one of the top colleges in the country for the sixth straight year. Centre is listed along with schools such as Harvard, Princeton, Yale, Stanford and Amherst.

Rankings for "The Best 351 Colleges: 2004 Edition" are based on surveys of more than 106,000 students at the 351 colleges in the book. Students were asked 70 questions about their own school's academics, campus life and student body, as well as their study hours, politics, and opinions.

Centre, one of only three Kentucky colleges listed (Bellarmine and the University of Kentucky were the other two), was ranked sixth out of the 351 schools in the category of professors who make themselves accessible to students.


Centre ranked 15th in the category of happiest students.

Danville schools to host forum:

Danville Board of Education will hold a public forum at 7 p.m. today at the central office at 152 E. Martin Luther King Blvd. A panel representing a cross-section of community leaders will discuss ways the the city school district can promote students' academic achievements. An interpreter for the deaf will be available upon request. Call (859) 238-1300.


Liberty City Council - 5:30 p.m. today for a special meeting at City Hall. The agenda includes discussions on the sewer line expansion, hiring a police officer, restaurant tax, revenue issues, and purchasing a police car and utility truck.|9/2/03***

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