Senior Department Officials to Discuss Administration’s Higher Education Access, Affordability and Completion Efforts at NASFAA Conference

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The U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter, Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education David Bergeron, and Senior Advisor to the Secretary on College Access Greg Darnieder will make presentations at the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) annual conference in Chicago July 23-25.

On Monday, July 23 at 3:00 p.m., Greg Darnieder will discuss the FAFSA Completion Project and how the Department is using data to support our college access efforts across the country.

On Tuesday, July 24 at 12 noon, Kanter will discuss the importance of stabilizing the education pipeline to advance the Administration’s college completion goal, as well as the shared responsibility in making college more affordable to support access.

On Wednesday, July 25 at 8:30 a.m., David Bergeron will give the federal update on statutory and regulatory changes affecting the higher education programs.

NASFAA represents some 2,800 higher education institutions that enroll over 16 million students. The theme of this year’s conference is Wings of Uncertainty: Navigating the Natinoal Commitment to College Access and Affordability.