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Sep 29, 2022

Jon Fansmith and Terry Hartle are back to give their predictions for what Congress will dive into this fall before it adjourns ahead of midterm elections. On the table are a continuing resolution to fund the government through the end of the year and NDAA legislation. They also talk about how the administration is...


Sep 15, 2022

The big announcement that the Biden administration is canceling $10,000 in student loan debt for millions of borrowers—and $20,000 for even more—and extending the pause on payments is the main topic of discussion for the kickoff of dotEDU’s fourth season. Justin Draeger, president and CEO of the National...


Jul 28, 2022

Colleges have plenty of data but what does that data mean when it comes to improving completion rates, access, and equity? Mamie Voight, president and CEO of the Institution for Higher Education Policy (IHEP), joins the podcast and talks with Jon Fansmith and Sarah Spreitzer about IHEP’s work on Capitol Hill in...


Jul 14, 2022

Aired July 13, 2022

Jon Fansmith and Sarah Spreitzer update listeners on recent policy developments as Congress heads toward the August recess, then ACE’s Anne Meehan and Peter McDonough talk about what the newly proposed Title IX regulations mean for college campuses and the effort to address and prevent...


Jun 30, 2022

Colin Diver, author of Breaking Ranks: How the Rankings Industry Rules Higher Education and What to Do About It, visits the podcast to talk about how U.S. News & World Report and other rankings force colleges into standardized hierarchies and threaten the institutional diversity and social mobility that is the hallmark...