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    Weekly Republican Address

    In the weekly Republican address Representative Jim Renacci (R-OH) called on President Obama to back the bipartisan college savings plan passed by the House during the week.

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    Federal Student Loans and the 2016 Federal Budget

    Beth Akers examines the factors that increased the costs associated with federal student loans, which the 2016 federal budget estimates grew $22 billion in 2014. She also discussed…

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    Xavier University of Louisiana

    Loren Blanchard talked about Xavier University of Louisiana, as well as the role and legacy of historically black colleges and universities.  This program was part of a February 2015…

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    Tuskegee University

    Tuskegee President Brian Johnson talked about his university, located in Tuskegee, Alabama. He discussed the school’s high student retention rate and its graduation rate,…

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    Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

    President Elmira Mangum talked about Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in Tallahassee. Among other topics she discussed the various programs the university offers, the…

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    Spelman College

    President Beverly Daniel Tatum talked about Spelman College, an all-female school located in Atlanta. Among other topics she discussed the criminal justice system, female leadership in…

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    Morehouse College

    President John Silvanus Wilson, Jr. talked about Morehouse College, an all-male school located in Atlanta. Among other topics he discussed his work in the Obama administration as…

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    Fisk University

    President H. James Williams talked about Fisk University, which is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Among other topics he discussed his teaching background before becoming a university…

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    President Obama Remarks on the Economy

    President Obama delivered remarks on his economic agenda following the release of his fiscal year 2016 budget proposal. He also talked about his proposal to provide two free years of…

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    Howard University

    Howard UniversityPresident Wayne Frederick talked about his school, located in Washington, D.C. Topics included the state of higher education and the role of historically black colleges and…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Republican Conference Vice Chair Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) delivered the weekly Republican address. She discussed solutions to lower costs and expand opportunity for middle-class families,…

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    President Obama Remarks on the Economy

    President Obama spoke at Boise State University about the economic proposals he announced in his State of the Union address.

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    Community College Plan

    Walter Bumphus talked about President Obama’s newly-announced community college plan. He discussed what it means for students and the role community colleges play in the higher…

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    President Obama Remarks on Education

    President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Dr. Jill Biden made remarks on educational opportunities. The president announced his proposal to provide tuition-free education for two…

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    Representative Cohen on President Obama's Education Plan

    Representative Steve Cohen (D-TN) talked about President Obama’s plan to provide two years of free community college tuition to high school gradates. The proposal was modeled on a…

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    College Costs

    Goldie Blumenstyk talked about the rising cost of higher education in the U.S. Among the topics she discussed were reasons for the cost increases; government aid reductions; student…

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    Campus Sexual Assault

    John Foubert talked about efforts by students, faculty, and administrators to prevent sexual assault on college campuses, and efforts to raise awareness of the issue. Topics included…

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    Collegiate Sports Programs

    Steve Berkowitz talked about issues affecting colleges with major sports programs, including reforms suggested by college and governmental policymakers. Topics included the movement to…

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    After Words with William Deresiewicz

    William Deresiewicz talked about his book Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life, in which he argues that the most sought after…

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    Book Discussion on The Dean's Bible

    Angie Klink talked about her book, The Dean’s Bible: Five Purdue Women and Their Quest for Equality, about the story of the fight for women’s equality at Purdue…

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