The Huffington Post

Tax Reform Proposals Attack Colleges and Students

November 29, 2017

Margee Ensign, president of Dickinson College (PA), writes: As Congress wrestles with the tax reform, I along with other higher education leaders have been working diligently, contacting elected officials, and urging them to vote against a plan that would damage higher education in this country.  Many aspects of the bill would make higher education more expensive for families, even as colleges and universities are looking for ways to broaden access to education – one of the key ways for individuals to achieve economic independence.