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President Biden Delivers State of the Union Address

On March 1, President Biden delivered his first State of the Union Address to the U.S. Congress. Within the address, the President emphasized the importance of making higher education more affordable, expanding programs in high-demand fields at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and prioritizing mental health and mentorships for students. You can read the transcript of President Biden’s speech here. A fact sheet on the President’s remarks on the economy during the address can be found here, which include higher education priorities. For a synopsis of President Biden’s remarks about higher education, please read the article, ”What Biden Said – and Didn’t Say – About Higher Ed in State of the Union” and “Biden Proposes More Money for Pell Grants.”