ERIC Number: ED342331
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun-19
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965; Sallie Mae--Safety and Soundness. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education.
As part of a series of hearings on the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965, testimony was heard on the safety and soundness of the Student Loan Marketing Association (Sallie Mae). Witnesses discussed many issues surrounding financial oversight of federal agencies and financial risk to the taxpayer through the potential failure of such institutions. Legislation proposed by the Administration to improve oversight was discussed as well as particulars of the financial status of Sallie Mae and recommendations for reforms to its administration. Among the witnesses testifying were the following: Michael Basham, Secretary for Federal Finance; Richard L. Fogel, Assistant Comptroller General for Government Programs, General Accounting Office; James L. Blum of the Congressional Budget Office, and Lawrence A. Hough of the Student Loan Marketing Association. Also included are the prepared statements of the witnesses and of others who could not appear for the hearing, along with letters and supplemental materials. (JB)
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Economic Change, Economic Impact, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Finance Reform, Financial Policy, Financial Support, Fiscal Capacity, Government Role, Hearings, Higher Education, Interest (Finance), Loan Repayment, Money Management, Risk, Student Loan Programs, Taxes
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965