Governor Bentley to Address Higher Education Day Rally

Governor Robert Bentley on Thursday will address students, faculty, staff and alumni of Alabama's public universities during the annual Higher Education Day Rally.

The rally is organized by the Higher Education Partnership, which serves as an advocacy voice for supporters of public universities.{} More than 2,000 attendees are expected at Thursday's rally.{} The rally is scheduled to begin at 11:00 a.m. on the front steps of the Alabama State House.{} Legislative leaders, student leaders, faculty members and others are scheduled to participate in the rally as well.