On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
State university systems across the country are under increasing pressure to serve a rapidly changing student population while controlling costs and updating their missions. A panel of leaders in state university education talk with Diane about the complex mission of these institutions of higher learning and why they’re the subject of so much criticism today.
- Patricia Florestano Maryland's Secretary of Higher Education and head of the Maryland Higher Education Commission
- Gordon Davies president of the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education
- Charles B. Reed chancellor of the California State University system
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