Faculty members lobby legislators on higher education issues

January 14, 2019

Faculty members from colleges and universities across Virginia converged on the state Capitol on Thursday, urging legislators to provide more funding for higher education and ensure affordable college degrees for future generations of students.

Higher Education Advocacy Day drew professors like Brian Turner, who chairs the political science department at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. He noted that the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia has developed a plan to guide the colleges and universities in the commonwealth.

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