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College Affordability Summit

College Affordability Summit

University of Illinois at Chicago
February 26, 2010

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9:00 - 9:30 Registration

Welcome to UIC MP3
Chancellor Paula Allen-Meares

Welcome to the Summit MP3
Representative Cynthia Soto
Senator Ed Maloney


Illinois Public Agenda – Goal 2: Ensuring College Affordability for Students, Families, and Taxpayers MP3
Judy Erwin, Executive Director, IBHE

10:00 - 10:30

Financing in Sync – Do the pieces of higher education funding fit together? MP3
Dennis Jones, President, National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)

10:30 - 11:15

Discussion: What goals are advanced through student financial aid? MP3
David Longanecker, President, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)

11:15 - 11:30


11:30 - 12:00

College Affordability in Illinois – Policies and Programs in Play MP3
Andy Davis, Executive Director, ISAC

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch: Conversation with ISACorps Members MP3
Elizabeth Levins
Laura Armgardt

1:00 - 1:30

Comparing Illinois to Model Student Aid Program MP3
David Longanecker
Aims McGuinness, Senior Associate, NCHEMS

1:30 - 2:30

Discussion: What happens next – Do’s and Don’ts for Legislative Action MP3
David Longanecker
Dennis Jones
Aims McGuinness
Members of the General Assembly

2:30 - 3:00 Comments from Invited Guests

Closing MP3
Thomas Pulver, ICCB Board member

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