Senior Department Official to Give Luncheon Address at College Savings Foundation Summit on College Costs

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Senior Department Official to Give Luncheon Address at College Savings Foundation Summit on College Costs

Acting Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education David Bergeron will deliver the luncheon address at the College Savings Foundation’s summit, College Cost Conundrum: Why is College So Expensive?, at 12:45 p.m. ET, on Wednesday, Dec. 5, in Washington, D.C.

Bergeron’s remarks will reiterate the Administration’s focus on shared responsibility among states, institutions, and the federal government to keep college costs manageable. The day-long summit, which brings together thought leaders, policymakers, and researchers from government, education and business, will feature a variety of discussions related to the economics of higher education, including factors that escalate the price of the American dream, how families can benefit from cost-cutting innovations, and what can be done to bend back the higher education cost curve.

Who : David Bergeron, acting assistant secretary for Postsecondary Education
What : Remarks at the College Savings Foundation 2012 Summit: The College Cost Conundrum: Why is College So Expensive
When : 12:45 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012
Where : Mayflower Renaissance Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave. N.W.
Washington, D.C.