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In 2021, median earnings for bachelor’s degree completers aged 25 to 34 were 55% higher than those with a high school diploma. While higher education is intended to level the playing field for students from all backgrounds, gains in economic and social mobility are not evenly distributed. The article that follows, from Abbie Barondess, NASFAA's most recent Dallas Martin Endowment policy intern, is the first in a series of three articles examining Gainful Employment (GE) regulations.
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Please join us in congratulating: Terri Legrand, formerly the director of enrollment integrity and optimization at Wake Forest University, who is now the senior functional consultant at Workday; Traci Wolff, who was promoted from senior tuition coordinator to scholarship analyst at the University of Maryland Global Campus; Becky Saunders, who was promoted from financial aid counselor to director of financial aid at Lake Erie College; and Donna Shelby, formerly the relationship manager at Citizens Student Lending, who retired in August after 28 years working at Citizens Student Lending. Celebrate your own career developments by completing the "Movers and Shakers" form to share the news with your colleagues.