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Thursday, November 1, 2001

Volume 2 Issue 43


In the news this week...

Affirmative Action on Trial in High Court
The Bush administration's top courtroom lawyer found himself in the unusual position of defending Clinton-era affirmative-action programs before the Supreme Court Wednesday.

Hispanic Scientist Appointed to Presidential Board
Antonio "Tony" Andrade, a 20-year employee of the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory, has been selected by President George W. Bush to be a member of the President's Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Safety.

Bloomberg Pitches Hispanic Voters with Controversial Flier
In a pitch for Hispanic votes, Mike Bloomberg has mailed out thousands of glossy fliers featuring a full-page portrait of Fernando Ferrer on the cover - although Ferrer has endorsed Mark Green.

Milken to Deliver Keynote Address at Latino Business Expo
Michael Milken, one of the Americaís leading philanthropists and a financiers, will present the Keynote Address at the Latin Business Associationís Latino Business EXPO, the largest Latino business-to-business event in the nation.

Ford Targets Hispanic Communities with Health Program
Ford Motor Co. on Tuesday announced that its Health on Wheels program to provide minorities with free transportation to health clinics will now be expanded into two largely Hispanic communities in California.

Ted Turner to Receive Award from the Hispanic Council
The Hispanic Council on International Relations (HCIR) announced today that their Fifth Annual International Leadership Award will be presented to Mr. Ted Turner at a Gala on November 14.

Procter and Gamble Sets Supplier Diversity Goal
The Procter & Gamble Company this week announced its commitment to spend $1.5 billion with minority and women suppliers annually by 2005, making P&G eligible to join the supplier diversity industry's Billion Dollar Roundtable (BDR).

Lack of Hispanic Teachers Blamed for High Dropout Rates
A shortage of Hispanic public school teachers may be one of the leading causes behind the high dropout rate among Hispanic students, a Georgia education official said.

Navarro Named Executive Director of ADA
The American Diabetes Association this week announced the appointment of Richard Santos Navarro as Executive Director for the San Francisco Bay Area.

Verizon Launches Spanish-Language Online Directory
Verizon Information Services, creator of SuperPages.com, today launched a Spanish-language version of its online directory and shopping resource.

Employment Opportunity

Director of Institutional Research for The Evergreen State College, in Olympia, WA. Salary Range: $58,000-$63,000 per year, plus excellent benefits. Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited college/university. Five years of increasingly responsible professional experience in a college/ university or equivalent institutional research office. Excellent communication skills and desire to work as a team member in a highly collaborative academic environment. Three years of supervisory experience of full-time professional staff. Experience developing data gathering tools, conducting complex data management and analysis using statistical software including SPSS and Excel. Desired Qualifications: Doctorate in a relevant field from an accredited college/university. Work experience in higher education. Closes: 10/29/01. Application packet must be obtained and completed in order to be considered. For app/info visit http://www.hispanicbusiness.com/clickad.asp?id=610
e-mail jobline@evergreen.edu; or call (360) 867-6361. Hearing/speech impaired may call (360) 867-6695 (TTY). EOE/AA/ADA.

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