ERIC Number: ED399902
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr-23
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on Higher Education: "Who Plays, Who Pays, Who Goes" before the Subcommittee on Postsecondary Education, Training and Life-Long Learning of the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities.
This Congressional hearing report is intended to provide a broad overview of the current state of higher education and establish a foundation for future hearings on more specific topics concerned with the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. Issues addressed in the report include: costs of going to college; characteristics of those who go to college; kinds of financial available; characteristics of financial aid recipients; distribution of financial aid among private versus public colleges and among dependent versus independent students; types of programs eligible for federal aid; and the role of the college financial aid officer. Included are the transcripts of the testimonies of: David A. Longanecker, Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, who reviewed Title IV eligibility and certification requirements; John B. Childers, of The College Board, who reported on the Board's experiences with financing postsecondary education; Margot Schenet, of the Congressional Research Service, who gave testimony about who gets student aid and where they go to school; Michael T. Nettles, of the United Negro College Fund, who addressed enrollment trends for minority students; and Thomas M. Rutter, Director of Financial Aid at San Francisco State University, who talked about the role of the financial aid administrator. Also included is the transcript of the question-and-answer period which followed the oral testimony and the supporting documentation provided by each respondent. (CH)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Admission, Educational Finance, Eligibility, Enrollment Management, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Aid Applicants, Hearings, Higher Education, Need Analysis (Student Financial Aid), Student Financial Aid, Student Financial Aid Officers, 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 Economic and Educational Opportunities.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Higher Education Act 1965; Higher Education Act Title IV