Home / Articles / By Drew A. Bennett, Board Chair, Rural Community College Alliance; Chancellor, Missouri State University-West Plains
 
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2014 March 3 - 12:00 am
It is the first time in our nation’s history that institutions other than land-grant colleges have been mentioned by name in a Farm Bill. Our meetings with high level federal officials and their staffs confirmed the diligent work done by the Rural Community College Alliance to raise awareness as to the importance of our nation’s 600 rural community, technical, and tribal colleges as tools for regional rural development and uplift.

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