AASHE recently took a stand for a just, inclusive system of higher education, one that can help transform our society through “A New Deal for Higher Education.” The New Deal for Higher Education platform seeks to recenter our public colleges and universities as a common good. In addition to addressing tuition costs, institutional funding, and student debt relief, we will pursue reforms related to racial injustice and inequities, labor practices, academic freedom and governance, federal research funding, technical and vocational education, and a host of other challenges that have diminished our national capacity to educate our communities. Learn more.