Episode 194: Pathway Forward for Gainful Employment, New HEERF Reports, and the Wait for Biden’s Full Budget

This week on "Off The Cuff," Allie kicks things off with details from a new letter from the Biden administration, offering insight on the Department of Education's potential pathway forward on gainful employment rules. Jill then delves into a new HEERF report highlighting closed schools receiving HEERF funding and provides an update on HEERF III grant taxability. Remember to tune in to NASFAA's webinar today at 2:00 p.m. for the latest on HEERF. Megan then previews what higher education can expect in Biden's soon-to-be-released full budget proposal and highlights NASFAA's latest issue brief on origination fees. Plus, the team wants to know: Now that you're far removed from college, what is another profession outside of higher education you would have chosen?


Justin Draeger Megan Coval Jill Desjean Allie Bidwell
Justin Draeger
President & CEO

Megan Coval
Vice President, Policy & Federal Relations
Jill Desjean
Policy Analyst

Allie Arcese
Managing Editor


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Publication Date: 5/21/2021

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