207 Federal Student Aid and Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act

Tuesday, July 12, 2016: 9:45 AM-10:45 AM
Thurgood Marshall North (Marriott Wardman Park)
Session Type: Interest Sessions
Track: Research & Data Analysis Track
Audience: Beginner (2 or less years experience), Intermediate (3-7 years experience), Advanced (8 or more years experience) and All
Credit Type: Credit Hours and Clock Hours
School Type: All Schools
In anticipation of the upcoming Higher Education Act reauthorization, this panel offers a “state of affairs” on federal student financial aid research and policy. Policy experts and researchers will engage in a dialogue focused on: upcoming policy changes, historical context to these changes, and the role of research in shaping future policy changes. Panelists will briefly outline the current state of theory/research on their topic and introduce the most important areas of policy change that researchers can help inform. Attendees will gain knowledge on the subject while engaging with panelists on policy areas in need of additional scholarship.
Nicholas Hillman (University of Wisconsin - Madison)
Dan Madzelan (American Council On Education)
Megan McClean Coval (NASFAA)
Sandy Baum (The George Washington University)
Charlotte Etier (NASFAA)