Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Rep. Robert Hurt Meets With 5th District College Presidents

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) today released the following statement after meeting with Dr. Tiffany Franks of Averett University in Danville and Dr. Jennifer Braaten of Ferrum College in Franklin County today.

"It is an honor to represent Averett University and Ferrum College, and all of our distinguished institutions of higher education in Virginia's 5th District. Our colleges and universities play an important role in enriching our young people, bolstering our workforce, developing blue-ribbon research, and creating jobs in our local communities. I appreciate Dr. Franks and Dr. Braaten making the trip to Washington and sharing their insights with me today and I look forward to continuing to work with our 5th District education leaders as we work to achieve our shared goals of  excellence, access, and affordability in higher education."