Colleges’ role in curbing the student debt crisis
Paige Sutherland and Meghna Chakrabarti
November 4, 2022
America has a student debt crisis. But who is responsible for the crisis?
Higher ed is taking in the money from students, who owe more than a trillion dollars in student loan debt.
And it’s part of the reason why tuition inflation has historically been higher than regular inflation.
The federal government is trying to get a handle on it.
Today, On Point: What colleges and universities need to do to wrestle down the high cost of higher education.
Eric Kelderman, senior reporter for The Chronicle of Higher Education. (@etkeld)
Mitch Daniels, president of Purdue University. Author of the recent opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal Student-Loan Forgiveness and the National Debt. (@purduemitch)
Kevin Carey, vice president for Education Policy and knowledge management at New America.