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David Leebron, president of Rice University, said taxing endowments would stymie research and innovation and punish students in this Houston Chronicle article.
Robert A. Brown, president of Boston University, writes "It is strange and alarming that the tax plan before Congress will make higher education skills more expensive, and less accessible to more people" in an article published in the Opinion section of The Boston Globe.
Vanderbilt's efforts to offer an affordable education to all qualified students are under assault from the federal government, says Vanderbilt University Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in this article published in the Opinion section of the Tennessean.
The House tax reform bill is "an attack on higher education in the name of reform," according to Gary S. May, chancellor of the University of California, Davis.
The presidents of the University of Michigan and The Ohio State University explain how provisions in the proposed Tax Reform and Jobs Act will harm students, families and our nation.
Polling that shows declining public support for higher education, especially among Republicans, and Congressional Republicans' plans to slap unprecedented new taxes on higher education have left college leaders shocked and scrambling, according to this story published in Politico.
Peter Salovey, president of Yale University, writes about free speech by telling the story of Pauli Murray, a lawyer and civil rights activist pursuing her doctorate of jurisprudence at the law school in 1963.
Michael McRobbie, president of Indiana University and a professor of computer science, wrote about the impact of the university's Online Education Initiative.
"We must proactively and thoughtfully reinvent the future of work," if we want to mitigate the impact of automation on individuals and society, writes L. Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Michael A. McRobbie, President of Indiana University, and Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb write about the opioid crisis in Indiana and what the state and the state's flagship university are doing in response.