CECU MEMBER JESSICA BARRY SELECTED TO BE THE PRIMARY NEGOTIATOR REPRESENTING PROPRIETARY INSTITUTIONS
Arlington, VA -- The U.S. Department of Education began contacting individuals to inform them that they have been selected to serve on the Affordability and Student Loans negotiated rulemaking committee and on the Prison Education Program Subcommittee. CECU nominated several individuals to serve on the main committee, including Jessica Barry, who was selected as the primary negotiator representing proprietary institutions on the Affordability and Student Loans Committee.
"We are thrilled that Jessica Barry was selected as the lead negotiator to represent proprietary institutions,” said Dr. Jason Altmire, CEO and President, CECU. “Ms. Barry is well versed in all areas of a school’s operations, including starting as a student at The Modern College of Design. She will be a great asset to the committee.”
Ms. Barry is a 1997 graduate of The Modern College of Design, holds a BA in management from Antioch University Midwest, and has been recognized as an award-winning educator, administrator, and creative director. Ms. Barry has served as the school’s president since 2007 overseeing the operations of the college with an emphasis on compliance, admissions, marketing, financial aid, facilities, and strategic planning.
“I am honored to be chosen as a primary negotiator representing proprietary institutions for the Affordability and Student Loans Committee,” said Jessica Barry, President, The Modern College of Design. “I look forward to working collaboratively with committee members to ensure accountability across all of higher education and that student loans are working for students and taxpayers.”
CECU applauds the Department for selecting Ms. Barry to serve on the Committee
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