Cautiously Watching the President-Elect

Colleges hope for the best, but some programs may be vulnerable

College leaders and lobbyists don't know quite what to expect from President-elect George W. Bush.

They are pleased that Mr. Bush spent much of his campaign talking about the importance of education and scientific research, and that he has proposed increasing spending on Pell Grants by at least $6-billion over the next five years.

But they worry that the former Texas governor will