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‘Politicians are educators too.’ President Joseph Aoun addresses gathering of legislative leaders from across U.S.

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Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, gives remarks during the State Legislative Leadership Foundation event held in East Village, 17th Floor Conference Space on Friday Sept. 30, 2022.

Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun had a message for state lawmakers from across the U.S. assembled this week on the university’s Boston campus for a State Legislative Leadership Foundation conference.

“Politicians are educators, too,” Aoun told the group. “Whether you know it or not, whether you see it like that or not, you are talking to your constituencies, you are trying to understand the world, and you are trying to have an impact on the world.”

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