Karen McCarthy

Director of Policy Analysis
Washington DC
Biographical Sketch:
Karen began her career in student aid working in the financial aid offices at several large, 4-year institutions, including Boston University, Miami University of Ohio, and The Ohio State University. She serves on the Department of Education’s FAFSA Advisory Group and has served as NASFAA’s representative at negotiating rulemaking sessions, both as a resource for school-based negotiators and as a negotiator herself. She has worked with various NASFAA task forces including Reauthorization, Campus-based Allocation Formula, Public Service Loan Forgiveness, Graduate and Professional Issues, FAFSA Simplification, “One Grant One Loan,” and R2T4.