MEDIA ADVISORY: Higher Education Forum – College Costs & Debt in the 2020 Elections

January 23, 2020

On February 6, 2020, TICAS, the University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy, and the UNH Campus Living Association will host College Costs & Debt in the 2020 Elections, an event aimed at exploring the challenge of college affordability, how this issue is playing out on the campaign trail, and how it might be addressed by whomever is in the White House in 2021.


House Votes to Restore Protections for Students, Overturn Borrower Defense Rule

January 16, 2020

The borrower defense rule protects students by discharging loans tied to fraud and other illegal conduct by their colleges. In September, the Trump Administration rewrote the rule, and it will leave 97 percent of students cheated by their colleges having to repay their student loan debt. Meanwhile, more than 220,000 students are still waiting for the Department of Education...