Higher Education Investment Act: An Open Letter to President-Elect Obama and His Administration

Higher Education Investment Act: An Open Letter to President-Elect Obama and His Administration

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In an open letter to President-Elect Obama, Vartan Gregorian and other university presidents past and present write: “At this critical juncture in our history, America’s public research universities, state colleges, and community colleges stand ready to partner with the federal government and our states to help revitalize our nation’s economy and educate and train the next generations of Americans to meet the challenges of global competition. America’s colleges and universities, public and private, have always worked in the service of our nation, contributing to our social, economic, scientific, cultural, and technological preeminence by educating millions of citizens who contribute to every sector of society."

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Gregorian, Vartan, et al., “Higher Education Investment Act: An Open Letter to President-Elect Obama and His Administration.” (Carnegie Corporation of New York: New York, 2008)