Policy Preview: An Update on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act



Are you concerned about the state of higher education in the U.S.? This webinar features policy and foundation guest speakers who provided an overview of the status of Congressional reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. This legislation would authorize billions of dollars for Pell Grants, student loans, and other additional resources for students, teachers, and institutions of higher education. Issues that are likely to be debated include the affordability of college; access to, persistence during and completion of a college degree; better information for consumers; student loan programs; accreditation and oversight; innovation; and the burden of federal reporting and regulations. View this webinar to hear why the philanthropic sector should be interested in the outcome of the legislation.

Speakers included:

Mary Gardner Clagett
Director, National Workforce Policy
Jobs for the Future

Maura Banta
IBM Director, Global Citizenship Initiatives in Education
IBM Foundation

Julie Peller
Director, Federal Policy
Lumina Foundation for Education

Ann Cramer
The Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta


Moderated by:

Stephanie Powers
Senior Director for Policy and Partnerships
Council on Foundations

*Council events are not opportunities for solicitation of any kind, including asking for business, fund management, or grants. All types of solicitation are strictly prohibited.