An Education on Higher Education for the Next President

The Democratic presidential candidate, Barack Obama, has cited affordable college tuition as one of his key goals if elected. John McCain, the Republican candidate, has said that he wants to simplify the federal student-aid process and give parents better information about colleges. What else should be on the candidates' agendas when it comes to higher education? We asked several higher-education leaders for their views:

LESLIE H. GARNER JR., president of Cornell College, in Mt.