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

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Event Date 1: December 05, 2012 12:45 pm - 02:45 pm

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.

Event 1
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.