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Higher Education leaders from around the state are expressing their support for those with DACA status and their concerns over President Trump's decision to end the program. The presidents of the New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium, including Hobart and William Smith Colleges President Gregory Vincent, issued a statement as well as Cornell University’s President Martha Pollack. The complete texts of those statements are below.

Letter from the Presidents of the New York Six

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The Cornell Fruit and Vegetable Research Farm at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva is growing a patch of industrial hemp the size of a football field. Larry Smart is a professor in the Horticulture Section of the School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University.

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The Cornell University Summer Research Scholars program brings undergraduates from all over the country to the New York Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva. Larry Smart is a professor of horticulture in the School of Integrative Plant Science. He says it’s a rigorous process to be accepted.