What Is Obama’s Legacy in Higher Ed?

President Barack Obama arrived in Washington in 2008 in the midst of one of the nation’s worst financial recessions, with a message of hope and change as an empowering element of advancement for the middle class. Part of that message was an emphasis on higher education reform, with a platform of growing the industry to help the nation reclaim its position as the world’s most prolific in the production of college graduates.

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