National Summit Focuses on Student Loan Default Prevention; Six Councils Meet in Dallas to Share Ideas, Solutions

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation

    AUSTIN, Texas, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Guaranteed (TG) and the
 Council for the Management of Educational Finance will bring more than
 100 members of councils from across the country to Dallas for the first ever
 National Summit of Councils: Focusing on Financial Aid Management on
 May 3-4, 2001.
     Summit participants will join with the U.S. Department of Education (ED)
 in a series of discussions and strategy sessions to strengthen collective
 efforts in federal student loan default aversion and debt management.
 Specifically, Summit participants will address policy implications related to
 the following issues:
 
     -- Debt burden on students and families
     -- Impact of defaults on institutions of higher learning
     -- Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act scheduled for 2003-04
 
     Participating councils include USA Funds Default Prevention Council,
 American Student Assistance Default Prevention Council, Education First
 Default Initiatives Task Force and EDFUND, which are comprised of
 professionals representing colleges, universities, lending entities and
 guaranty agencies.
     The National Summit of Councils is the most recent component of TG's
 Achieving Systemic Default Aversion (ASDA) Program, which was established in
 1999 in collaboration with the Council for the Management of Educational
 Finance and ED to provide assistance and support to institutions in developing
 default management strategies.
     TG is a public nonprofit corporation that helps create access to higher
 education for millions of families and students through its role as an
 administrator of the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). Its vision
 is to be the premier source of information, financing, and assistance to help
 all families and students realize their educational and career dreams.
 Additional information about TG can be found online at www.tgslc.org.
 
      For additional information contact:
      Kristin Boyer
      (800) 252-9743, ext. 4990 or (512) 219-4990
      kristin.boyer@tgslc.org
 
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SOURCE Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
    AUSTIN, Texas, April 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Guaranteed (TG) and the
 Council for the Management of Educational Finance will bring more than
 100 members of councils from across the country to Dallas for the first ever
 National Summit of Councils: Focusing on Financial Aid Management on
 May 3-4, 2001.
     Summit participants will join with the U.S. Department of Education (ED)
 in a series of discussions and strategy sessions to strengthen collective
 efforts in federal student loan default aversion and debt management.
 Specifically, Summit participants will address policy implications related to
 the following issues:
 
     -- Debt burden on students and families
     -- Impact of defaults on institutions of higher learning
     -- Reauthorization of the Higher Education Act scheduled for 2003-04
 
     Participating councils include USA Funds Default Prevention Council,
 American Student Assistance Default Prevention Council, Education First
 Default Initiatives Task Force and EDFUND, which are comprised of
 professionals representing colleges, universities, lending entities and
 guaranty agencies.
     The National Summit of Councils is the most recent component of TG's
 Achieving Systemic Default Aversion (ASDA) Program, which was established in
 1999 in collaboration with the Council for the Management of Educational
 Finance and ED to provide assistance and support to institutions in developing
 default management strategies.
     TG is a public nonprofit corporation that helps create access to higher
 education for millions of families and students through its role as an
 administrator of the Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFELP). Its vision
 is to be the premier source of information, financing, and assistance to help
 all families and students realize their educational and career dreams.
 Additional information about TG can be found online at www.tgslc.org.
 
      For additional information contact:
      Kristin Boyer
      (800) 252-9743, ext. 4990 or (512) 219-4990
      kristin.boyer@tgslc.org
 
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