ERIC Number: ED342345
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Hearings on the Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965: Stafford Loans. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session (Washington, DC, June 6, 12 and 19, 1991).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This document is a record of testimony presented during a series of three hearings concerning changes that may be needed in the Stafford Loan Program, which each year generates the largest amount of financial assistance for college bound students. Testimony was heard from witnesses representing all sectors of postsecondary education, as were suggestions from representatives of those institutions and persons involved with the program: institutions, students, lenders, financial aid administrators, guaranty agencies, and the Student Loan Marketing Association. Among the witnesses were the following: Michael Farrell, Acting Assistant Secretary, Office of Postsecondary Education, U.S. Department of Education; Selena Dong, Legislative Director, United States Student Association, Washington, D.C.; Lawrence A. Hough, President and Chief Executive Officer, Student Loan Marketing Association; Donald A. Saleh, Director of Financial Aid and Student Employment, Cornell University; and Joe Belew, President, Consumer Bankers Association. The texts of four related House bills, H.R. 179, H.R. 709, H.R. 1482, and H. R. 2336, are provided. Numerous prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials submitted by witnesses and others are also included. (GLR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Needs, Financial Support, Hearings, Higher Education, Loan Default, Paying for College, Postsecondary Education, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs
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 Committee on Education and Labor.