Making higher education great again
As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to name his secretary of education, it seems like a good time to offer the new administration a higher education to do list. Admittedly, getting legislation through a highly partisan, closely divided Congress will be difficult, but the new secretary and president can — and should — use executive orders to eliminate harmful policies, initiate reforms, and change the conversation about higher education.
Originally published: December 13, 2020
Author: David Wippman
Institution: Hamilton College
Published by: The Hill