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Cover Story - July 9, 2010

Under siege

Federal funding that has historically sustained Silicon Valley economic growth is threatened

by Chris Kenrick

Stanford University President John Hennessy sounded the alarm in a speech to professors last month: The university faces a "collision point," as federal-government support for higher education shrinks under pressure to fund growing entitlement programs, Hennessy said.

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