Colleges and Universities Face Uptick in Borrower-Defense Claims

January 24, 2024

By: Alison K. Roach

In this week’s Business in 2024 webinar, Bond labor and employment attorney Alison K. Roach talked about the recent increase in the number of borrower-defense claims being brought against institutions of higher education (IHE), and how and why colleges and universities should respond to those claims. Administered by the U.S. Department of Education, the Borrower Defense to Repayment Rule (BDR) offers relief from federal loans to students who were defrauded by their schools.

The full webinar covered the following topics:

  • Gov. Hochul’s Exec. Budget Proposal
  • Higher Education – What’s Ahead in 2024 (Part II)
  • Employee Retention Tax Credits
  • Defending Borrower Defense Claims

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