NYSFAAA was pleased to invite you to share in our Fresh Start/Loan Relief Webinar - there were about 200 EASFAA LIVE participants. Now we are happy to avail you access to the recording and the hand out.
Debt Relief and Fresh Start Initiatives
TUES October 4   10:00 - noon


Student Loan Presentation 100422.pdf





He will be speaking to us about the recently released Student Loan Cancellation plan, the Fresh Start program, community service loan forgiveness programs, and the new IDR plan. Special attention will be given to qualifying parameters, applications, and timelines, as well as potential future education initiatives from the Administration. A time of Q & A will be held at the end of the presentation. 


Christopher J. McCaghren, Ed.D.
CEO, Higher Education Solutions, LLC

Dr. Chris McCaghren currently serves as the CEO of Higher Education Solutions, a nationally-recognized, full-service higher education consulting firm. Most recently, Dr. McCaghren served as the acting assistant secretary for postsecondary education, as well as the deputy assistant secretary for higher education prior, at the US Dept. of Education, where he oversaw the distribution of more than $35 billion in pandemic relief funding to more than 5,000 institutions of higher education and their students. Prior to this post, he served as the Executive Vice President and Provost, as well as Professor of Higher Education Leadership and Policy, at the University of Mobile. During his 3-year tenure at the University, he and his team of entrepreneurs more than tripled the institution’s academic offerings (including the university’s first-ever doctorate programs) and introduced several cutting-edge initiatives to increase student access and success (including the four-day academic week and the creation of a 360-degree model for student success).