Episode 35 - Borrower Defense to Repayment: Major Changes Coming

On July 1, 2023, the new borrower defense to repayment rule goes into effect. Dr. Jason Altmire speaks with Jonathan Helwink, a former senior official at the U.S. Department of Education, about some of the more alarming aspects of the new borrower defense to repayment rule that will impact all higher education institutions.
Dr. Altmire and Jonathan discuss the evolution of borrower defense to repayment and the differences in approach between administrations, concerns about the backlog of claims, the involvement of third-party entities in filing claims on behalf of students, and the implications for nonprofit institutions. Jonathan is an attorney at the Duane Morris Law Firm specializing in higher education.
Jonathan Helwink