Rita Bornstein, former president of Rollins College in Florida and writer on university leadership, tells the Boston Globe about the risk that college and university presidents are taking in speaking out for the DREAM Act:
“You have to give them credit for a degree of bravery. The immigration issue is sufficiently controversial that everyone has a passionate perspective. They have to be concerned about their trustees and donors.’’
About the blogger
Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.