Episode 42 - Financial Aid Reform and Borrower Defense Complexities

Dr. Jason Altmire speaks with Justin Draeger, President and CEO of the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA), about financial aid reform and the onslaught of borrower defense claims.
They delve into the recent surge of borrower defense claims and how schools nationwide are grappling with them. The conversation explores questions and concerns, such as the lack of sorting at the Department of Education and the impact of these claims on schools. Draeger also discusses NASFAA’s role in advocating for reforms in federal student loan programs and the challenges in balancing the desire for forgiveness with the need for systemic changes.
Justin Draeger