Chronicle of Higher Education
Inside Higher Education
Times Herald / Vallejo, CA
At the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.INSIDE HIGHER
Reframing the Debate, by Dan Berrett, May 18, 2011
WASHINGTON — Faculty leaders from 21 states on Tuesday formally launched a nationwide effort to fight cuts to their institutions’ budgets and to make higher education more widely accessible, and they announced the formation of a think tank to advance … The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education, which resulted from a January meeting of leaders of faculty unions, espouses goals that are, at this point, more conceptual than concrete. The possible exception is the think tank, …
The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education works in support of and in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street (OWS). We are and we educate the 99%.
Just as OWS is decrying the growing, vast gap between the mega-rich and the public, the CFHE decries the growing gap between college opportunities enjoyed by the wealthiest versus the rest of us. College should not be rationed by income, ethnicity, or immigrant status. All who can benefit have a right to affordable, quality higher education.
An injury to one is an injury to all. So, too, with a victory for one. We are ALL Ohio.
The Campaign for the Future of Higher Education (CFHE) applauds the people of Ohio for: