President Brodhead Talks Sequestration, Student Aid in Hill Visits

President Brodhead traveled to DC on March 24th to discuss issues related to sequestration, research funding, the future of the National Science Foundation (NSF), reauthorization of the Higher Education Act and student aid.

While on Capitol Hill, Brodhead met with Senator Rand Paul (M ’88, R-KY), Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC), Senator Shelley Moore Capito (T ’75, R-WV), Representative Lamar Smith (R-TX) and Representative Dave Trott (L ’85, R-MI) to discuss these and other topics. President Brodhead also met with senior officials at CNN before hosting a small reception at the Duke in Washington offices.

Students Reception

Students participating in the Sanford School of Public Polity’s Duke in DC program – Policy, Leadership, and Innovation – had the opportunity to mingle and network with high-ranking federal officials at a small reception at the Duke in Washington offices.

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