Politicians are trying to undercut colleges. Despite the consequences, we must speak up.
I write out of deep concern for American higher education, and do so as the former president of both Ohio Wesleyan University and the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, whose membership consists of nearly 1,000 private college presidents.
Today we are witnessing a full-scale assault on the academy intended to diminish the role of higher education as an integral guiding force in our nation.
Originally published: August 12, 2023
Author: David L. Warren
Position: Former President
Published by: USA Today