Event Title

Student Loans: The Next Bubble?

Location

Larry Walker Room, Rusk Hall

Start Date

3-3-2012 9:30 AM

End Date

3-3-2012 10:30 AM

Description

In 2011, the amount of outstanding student loan debt in America crossed the $1 trillion threshold. Defaults on student loans are increasing, and certain historically disadvantaged ethnic and social groups face particularly high rates of default. Panelists will explore the increased reliance on debt to finance education, the impact it has on individuals and communities, and pathways for reform.

 
Mar 3rd, 9:30 AM Mar 3rd, 10:30 AM

Student Loans: The Next Bubble?

Larry Walker Room, Rusk Hall

In 2011, the amount of outstanding student loan debt in America crossed the $1 trillion threshold. Defaults on student loans are increasing, and certain historically disadvantaged ethnic and social groups face particularly high rates of default. Panelists will explore the increased reliance on debt to finance education, the impact it has on individuals and communities, and pathways for reform.