From our D.C. office:
Next week, the House of Representatives is planning to consider a massive rewrite of the Higher Education Act (H.R. 4137, the so-called College Opportunity and Affordability Act). Over the last four years, Vanderbilt has joined with its peer institutions and national higher education associations to help shape this legislation. In addition to offering constructive approaches to many of the issues covered in the bill, much of this work has been devoted to fending off an onslaught of unfavorable proposals. There have been many successes, but there also is still much room for improvement.
With the approach of the end-game in the House, Interim Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos wrote last week to each Member of Tennessee’s House delegation, summarizing Vanderbilt’s views on key aspects of the legislation.
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