President Obama and the Biden’s Head to Tennessee to Discuss Higher Education The White House made a press announcement on Saturday stating that President Obama, Vice President Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden were headed to an undetermined location in Tennessee as part of their coast to coast coverage of important administrative issues. This trip will mark the presidents third visit to the state within the last year. This week’s stop in the Volunteer State serves the purpose of spreading the word on new strategies in higher education. There haven’t been many details released about the impending trip, but the White House’s press release read as follows: “On Friday, the president, vice president and Dr. Biden will travel to Tennessee to discuss new initiatives he will propose to help more Americans go to college and get the skills they need to succeed, and highlight the administration’s efforts to act on his own to create new, good paying manufacturing jobs.” The presidential troupe intends to make stops in Detroit and Phoenix before wrapping up the week in Tennessee. We’ll be sure to provide updates on any education related news released during the trip, so be sure to check back for the latest details.