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Some tax reform provisions might hurt universities, our country's overall competitiveness

December 18, 2017View for printing

By every relevant metric, America's leading research universities remain the envy of the world, and are a significant part of what makes America great.

Surveys from Pew and Gallup have shown a growing skepticism among some Americans toward our nation's institutions of higher learning. And congressional proposals to overhaul our tax code have targeted both degree-seeking students and our nation's universities.

We continue to be deeply concerned about the effect some of these measures will have on American universities and as a result, on our country's overall competitiveness.

By USC President C. L. Max Nikias, Opinion Contributor ... ur-countrys
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