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Higher Ed in the News

Jill Biden a strong supporter of community colleges

May 28, 2009

Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, took an extended tour of Community College of Aurora's Lowry campus on Tuesday, visiting the school's biotechnology labs and emergency-medical services training area.

In an interview with The Denver Post, Biden indicated she views community colleges as the "way of the future."

Biden said enrollment is up about 30 percent at Northern Virginia Community College where she teaches English as a second language and developmental English for foreign professionals.


Read more in the Denver Post.