This Week in the News…

Posted: February 11, 2000 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

Following are highlights of national news coverage George Mason received during the past week:

Saturday, Feb. 5, Patriot Ledger (Quincy, MA)

Bradley Tells Democrats that He’s the One to Trust

Roger Wilkins, an author and professor of history at George Mason University in the Washington suburbs, called Bradley ‘a man who will not twist the truth, who will not lie, will not embroider his record, because the campaign is the man and the man is Bill Bradley…. When black people see him, understand who he is and understand his program, I think they’ll take a second look,’ Wilkins said.”

Wednesday, Feb. 9, Washington Post

Gilmore Conjures Jefferson as He Calls for College Accountability

Alan G. Merten, the president of George Mason University–and a Gilmore pal who sat on the commission–said the governor’s proposal would ‘permanently fuse IPAs [Institutional Performance Agreements that every school would develop with the governor and the legislature] and funding,’ an idea that would work in the long run ‘as long as we’re willing to include the financing. It’s going to force institutions to think beyond a one-year or two-year plan, and that’s going to take a while,’ added Merten, whose Fairfax County school charges about $4,000 a year for in-state tuition.”

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