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April 23-25, 2014
Chicago, IL

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President of Yes We Must comments on Obama's Plan for Higher Education

August 22, 2013
The Chronicle of Higher Education


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Kresge Foundation Awards the Yes We Must Coalition $150,000

Recognition from the Kresge Foundation is strong validation of our mission to help more students attain a college education.

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Goals

Contribute to the attainment of the 2020 national goal to increase the number of students achieving college degrees.

Be a national voice to advocate for students from low-income backgrounds and the role of institutions and organizations that effectively serve them.

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Members

There has never been an organization for private colleges
that serve significant numbers
of students from low-income backgrounds. The very designation “private college” inaccurately denotes service to the wealthy.

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History

If America is to regain global economic competitiveness, if we are to enhance national security and well-being, if we are to break the
40-year stagnation in the percent of our population with college degrees, this is the population that will need to graduate from high school, go to college, and graduate from college.

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