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Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to the American Council on Education

Thank you, Ted Mitchell, for that kind introduction and for hosting Diane Jones and me this morning.

I'm really looking forward to our conversation, but before we begin, I want to make one thing clear: I believe American higher education is the envy of the world. Thank you for the contributions you have each made to make it so. But in order to keep it that way, there are a few challenges to address.

Like all of education, higher education is due for a rethink.