Knox Contributes to White House Education Initiatives

From: Chicago Tribune (Chicago, IL) —

trib-clip-1sMore than 80 presidents of colleges and universities will gather with President Barack Obama at the White House Thursday as the administration kicks off a campaign to encourage low-income students to attend college… The campaign is being launched after the White House secured more than 100 commitments from schools, non-profits, foundations and businesses to further its goal…

The University of Chicago, Northwestern University, Knox College, Augustana College and Harper College, the State of Illinois and the Illinois Community College Board have made tangible commitments to the effort… Knox College, for example, will base an admissions representative in Chicago for Chicago Public Schools students to bolster its recruiting of low-income students, the White House said…
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