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Collin Task Force Offers Alternatives to High Cost of Textbooks



Collin Task Force Offers Alternatives to High Cost of Textbooks

March 1, 2007 - As college students across the nation struggle with the mounting cost of textbooks, officials at Collin County Community College (Collin) have released a report aimed at easing the strain on student finances.

A task force led by college trustee and vice chair of the board Brenda Goodell researched programs from colleges and universities across the country as well as initiatives already implemented by Collin faculty. The task force reported their findings along with nine recommendations to the Collin Board of Trustees at its February 27 meeting. Click here to view details. The task force will continue its work until a solution can be implemented. For more information, contact Brenda Kihl at 972.758.3804 or bkihl@collin.edu.

Collin County Community College District (Collin) serves more than 41,000 credit and continuing education students annually and offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs. The only public college in the county, Collin is a partner to business, government and industry, providing customized training and work force development.