I’m the President of M.I.T. America Needs Foreign Students.
Confronted with a deadly virus, many American colleges and universities are choosing to protect their communities by teaching fall classes largely or entirely online. Last week, the federal government deliberately disrupted those plans by proposing a new rule that would have prevented potentially hundreds of thousands of foreign students from studying in the United States this fall if their classes were taught remotely.
Originally published: July 14, 2020
Author: L. Rafael Reif
Published by: The New York Times