Colleges may be happy Falwell will lead review of higher ed regulations, but students and parents should be worried
President Trump has asked Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. to lead a panel on reform of higher education regulations… “There’s too much intrusion into the operation of universities and colleges. I’ve got a whole list of concerns. It mainly has to do with deregulation.” … only 38 percent of Liberty borrowers manage to pay down as little as one dollar on their student loan principal within three years of leaving school. What’s more, 41 percent of former Liberty students earn less than $25,000 annually six years after enrolling. This is critical information students and parents deserve to know about Liberty and hundreds of other colleges and universities.
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by Jeffrey J. Selingo, The Washington Post.