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Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to Students and Faculty at St. Marcus School

Thank you, Jamie Hopson, for that kind introduction. And thanks, everyone, for letting me join you today. It's hard to see summer end. But "back to school" season is an exciting time of year. I think it's useful, as we begin any new season, to reflect on where we've been, where we are, and importantly, where we want to go. go to Article >

Newman University wants to align its philosophy program with its new seminary, but what does that mean?

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Newman University this year opened a School of Catholic Studies -- good news for a Roman Catholic institution struggling with enrollment declines. In addition to offering seminarians new place to study, Newman hoped that students from other... read more

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at the American Enterprise Institute

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Thank you all, and thank you to the American Enterprise Institute for hosting this important forum today. Robert Doar, thanks for your hospitality and your principled conservative leadership, especially now in your new role. It's always a pleasure... read more

Brooklyn Braniacs: Kings County scholars dominate prestigious “President’s List” at Berkeley College

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See this story at By Joe Hiti Brooklyn Paper Brooklyn’s hitting the books! A whopping 41 Kings County students made the prestigious Presidents List at Berkeley College during the fall 2019 semester. The President’s List at... read more

CMU President Reflects on Life and Legacy of Andrew Carnegie

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This week marks the 100-year anniversary of Andrew Carnegie's death. His passing, on August 11, 1919, came 19 years after he designated $2 million to create the Carnegie Institute of Technology. The school became Carnegie Mellon University in... read more

Universities should rethink how they incentivize and reward academic outreach (opinion)

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One common justification universities offer for the enormous expense of maintaining an National Collegiate Athletic Association sports program is the “front porch” claim. University officials entertain the notion that college athletics serves as... read more

Alaska regents' intense debate over response to state cut reveals internal rifts

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The nearly monthlong drama surrounding the Alaska governor's decision to slash 41 percent from the state's allocation to the University of Alaska system has been widely portrayed as a battle between Governor Mike Dunleavy and those who support... read more

Trump administration acts on funding restrictions for religious HBCUs

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WASHINGTON -- President Trump said Tuesday that he planned to lift restrictions on capital financing funds for faith-based historically black colleges and seminaries. The announcement is the latest effort by the administration to demonstrate a... read more

How 16-year-old Greta Thunberg became the face of climate-change activism

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Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old from Sweden, has become the face of climate change activism. Thunberg has spoken at United Nations summits, met with world leaders like President Obama, sailed across the Atlantic Ocean in a zero-emissions boat,... read more

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to Young America’s Foundation at the Reagan Ranch Center

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Thank you, Andrew Coffin, for that kind introduction. And thank you, Ron Robinson. I really admire your lifelong dedication to ensuring our next generations know and embrace freedom. There’s nothing more important than the formation of America’s... read more

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos at the National Teacher of the Year Ceremony

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Welcome to the White House. I'm grateful for the members of the Council of Chief State School Officers and their work on behalf of students. I enjoyed our conversation earlier this month and look forward to continuing to work with you on ways we... read more