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"If America wants to maintain its innovative edge, create meaningful jobs and realize economic growth, then we must make funding for basic science a national and state priority," according to Rebecca Blank, chancellor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Marsha Mailick, vice chancellor for research and graduate education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
"The research and opportunities provided by U.S. colleges and universities drive our nation’s economy, prepare our graduates for the best jobs, and help keep our nation safe," writes Mark Schlissel, president of the University of Michigan.
"The University of California, Berkeley, and the community around it have been symbols of free speech for more than 50 years," writes Chancellor Nicholas Dirks. "But today Berkeley is facing extraordinary challenges to living up to this legacy."
Excellence, access, and affordability are top concerns for public and private universities, several AAU presidents tell a Washington, D.C audience.
Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie and several of his Big Ten and AAU presidential colleagues met April 25 on Capitol Hill with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan.
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The University of Southern California outpaces most of its peers in trying to lift disadvantaged kids to better lives, according to a New York Times opinion piece.
Andrew Hamilton, president of New York University and an organic chemist, writes about the urgency and importance of the March for Science.
Robert L. Barchi, President of Rutgers University, writes about the importance of science, and urges Congress and the Administration to make a strong investment in research.
University of Maryland President Wallace D. Loh explains why he will participate in the "March for Science" on April 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C.