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University of California President Janet Napolitano explains why she is suing the Trump administration over its decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in this opinion piece for the Los Angeles Times.
C.L. Max Nikias, president of the University of Southern California, writes in an opinion piece for The Hill  "If we do not act to find a way to keep DACA beneficiaries here, we will have wasted the tens of millions of dollars already invested in Dreamers."
L. Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), writes in the Opinion section of The Boston Globe that repealing DACA would be a "mistake" and a "rejection of a policy and of thousands of human beings."
Benjamin F. Jones, professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy, and Mohammad Ahmadpoor, Postdoctoral Fellow of Strategy, both from the J. L. Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, say their research shows "remarkably widespread linkages between scientific research and future practical applications."
Kent Fuchs is president of the University of Florida 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.
NPR interviewed Mitch Daniels, president of Purdue University, about the university's acquisition of Kaplan University.
"Most people think of innovation as requiring shiny new equipment, which it often does, but it also comes with the far more mundane requirement of clean, functional buildings to house it," according to this Politico article."
Bernadette Gray-Little is stepping down as chancellor of the University of Kansas. In this article, published by The Lawrence Journal-World, Gray-Little talks about her time at KU, and what she plans to do next.
Nicholas S. Zeppos, chancellor of Vanderbilt University, calls on Congress to once again protect a government-university partnership that has produced "breakthrough upon breakthrough."

"In the past 40 years, the U.S. has been the world leader in converting fundamental scientific discoveries into innovative new treatments for life-threatening diseases," writes Shirley Tilghman, president emeritus of Princeton University and a professor of Molecular Biology and Public Affairs.