Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos following Meeting with Higher Education Groups

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Statement from Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos following Meeting with Higher Education Groups

April 12, 2017

Today, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos met with representatives from the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the American Council on Education, the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, and the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities. The group discussed a wide range of topics related to higher education and the importance of stakeholder engagement in the Department's policymaking.

"Increasing access to and affordability of higher education is a top priority for this Administration," said Secretary DeVos. "I thank each of these leaders for their visit and for their shared commitment to improving higher education for our nation's students."

Attendees included:

Shirley Hoogstra, President, Council for Christian Colleges & Universities

Molly Corbett Broad, President, American Council on Education

David L. Warren, Ph.D., President, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities

Michael Galligan-Stierle, President, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities