To your point on executive orders, if the White House is drafting it in consultation with HBCUs…

Second, much in the same way Trump can set legislative agendas with orders, who is to say that the same could not happen with higher…

To your point on executive orders, if the White House is drafting it in consultation with HBCUs, that’s a wonderful thing; especially in light of how the immigration order was rolled out without details being given to key agencies.

Second, much in the same way Trump can set legislative agendas with orders, who is to say that the same could not happen with higher education and HBCUs? They are such a small segment of the total industry, that changes impact their enrollees would be a monumental win in the news cycle, but a drop in the bucket of legislative allocations for federal funds. Maybe he doesn’t change things with an order, but the agenda is clear from the White House to Capitol Hill — helping HBCUs helps the Republican party. And the party is falling in line.