Under Secretary Martha Kanter to Hold News Conference, Deliver Remarks on College Affordability

Press Office, (202) 401-1576, press@ed.gov

Event Date 1: February 29, 2012 01:00 pm - 03:00 pm

U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter will hold a press conference and address a College Affordability Town Hall Wednesday at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio. At both events, Kanter will discuss the importance of tackling rising college costs to ensure that America’s students can obtain the education and training they need to prepare for jobs of the 21st century.

Kanter will outline steps the administration has taken to expand access and keep college affordable, as well as the shared responsibility of postsecondary institutions, states and the federal government in expanding college opportunity.

Event 1
Who : U.S. Under Secretary of Education Martha Kanter
What : Press conference and town hall meeting on college affordability
When : Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012
1 p.m. ET Press conference
2 p.m. ET Town hall meeting
Where : Press conference – Faculty Room, Myers Convocation Center
Town Hall – Jack and Deb Miller Chapel
Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio