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The University of Central Florida (UCF) Forum is a weekly series of opinion columns presented by the UCF News & Information. The columns are the opinions of the writers, who serve on the UCF Forum panel of faculty members, staffers and students for a year. A new column is posted each Wednesday at UCF Today and then broadcast between 7:50 and 8 a.m. Sunday on WUCF-FM (89.9).

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College degree; President Obama; Higher education; Expense; High school diploma; Undergraduate education; Public education; Upward mobility; Accessible education


In his recent State of the Union message, President Obama mentioned the high cost of higher education. This is an issue that he raised a year ago at the same venue, and one that the vice president has been spearheading. For those of us who have been on a college campus for quite some time it is an issue of growing significance.


Degrees, Academic; Universities and colleges; Cost; American dream

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Crepeau, Richard C., 1941-(VIAF); Crepeau, Richard C., 1941-(LC)


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