February 20, 2015

New Bedford Standard-Times: Sen. Elizabeth Warren visits UMass Dartmouth, talks about re-prioritizing higher education

FEB 20, 2015

DARTMOUTH - Elizabeth Warren looks at public university students and sees her own blue-collar upbringing and rise to the halls of Harvard University and the U.S. Senate.

Warren on Friday connected with students struggling to pay for UMass Dartmouth and called for reform to make public higher education affordable.

"I believe in public education and I believe in public universities," she said at a packed forum at the Claire T. Carney Library. "I am the daughter of a janitor who became a United States senator."

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