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Yes, College Is a Good Thing for America and Americans

University of Florida President Kent Fuchs wrote that "America's colleges and universities still offer young people an opportunity to find common ground and grow together — two things on which the very future of the nation may depend" in an opinion piece published on the Tampa Bay Times website.

"If we as a nation are to regain common ground, I can think of no better place to begin that conversation than higher education," Fuchs wrote."Still a shining example the world over of one of the many things the United States does well, America's colleges and universities remain places where people from virtually every background imaginable come together to meet, share ideas, learn to question authority (something our country's founders were quite good at, I might add), solve problems and better themselves, both intellectually and economically."

Read the full article on Tampa Bay Online.