He might be better served if he read those books himself and arranged opportunities to get the resistent faculty in to hear the success stories of your tutees. Do you have retention stats? Have a good day! Barbara Ice, Director of Learning Assistance Tomball College Tomball (Houston), Texas 77375 [log in to unmask] > -----Original Message----- > From: Laura Topalian [SMTP:[log in to unmask]] > Sent: Monday, April 17, 2000 4:15 PM > To: [log in to unmask] > Subject: > > Frank Torres, my boss and the director of our Learning (tutoring) Resource > Center at California State Polytechnic University Pomona, needs you to > help > him change the negative attitude of some professors on our campus towards > tutoring on a 4-year college campus (some of our professors believe that > tutoring is not a necessary service on a four-year college campus.) Frank > intends to give our university's professors a bibliography of articles and > books (with authors' names and dates of publication) which discuss or > which > mention the importance of tutoring for college students. He plans to > publish the list in our campus publication, Learning Resource Center > Newsletter. > If you know of any titles, especially if you yourself published an article > or book or even if you are not the author, would you EMAIL me. We would > like to publish your name as the contributor of the title/s in our > Newsletter, along with your position title. We'll be very happy to send > you a copy of our Newsletter with your name listed as the contributor of > that information. > Sincerely, > Laura Topalian > [log in to unmask] > Cal Poly Pomona > Learning Resource Center writing coordinator .