Education Under Secretary Hosts Town Hall to Discuss Efforts to Make College More Affordable


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Event Date 1: April 11, 2012 03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will continue the Department’s conversations on college affordability with a town hall forum at Indiana University on Wednesday, April 11. Kanter will deliver brief remarks and then take questions and input from students and educators. During the event, Kanter will discuss the Department’s affordable student loan repayment options and initiatives the Department is taking to hold down college costs.

While in town, Kanter will also engage with local college presidents and leaders in a closed-press meeting. These discussions are part of a series of conversations that senior Administration officials are having with students, families, educators and local leaders across the country on the importance of holding down college costs. Click here for more information on the Obama Administration’s plan to keep college affordable.

Note to editors: Registration is encouraged for the town hall. Members of the media may register here.


Event 1
Who :

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter

What :

College affordability town hall

When :

Wednesday, April 11, at 3:30 p.m. ET

Where :

Indiana University
Indiana Memorial Union, Whittenberger Auditorium
900 East 7th St.
Bloomington, Ind.

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