Pepperdine President Andrew Benton to Testify Before Congress

May 23, 2017

Andrew K. Benton, president and CEO of Pepperdine University (CA),  will offer testimony on proposals for improving transparency in higher education before the House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development on May 24, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
The hearing, Empowering Students and Families to Make Informed Decisions on Higher Education, is billed as offering Members of Congress the opportunity to discuss improving transparency in higher education, as well as ensuring federal student aid programs are effective and student privacy is protected. The hearing is part of an ongoing effort to strengthen federal higher education policies to better serve students, families, and taxpayers.
In addition to leading Pepperdine, Benton also serves as the vice chair of the NAICU Board of Directors.
Also testifying at the hearing are:  Mark Schneider of the American Institutes for Research, Jason Delisle of the American Enterprise Institute, and Mamie Voight of the Insititute for Higher Education Policy.
The hearing is expected to be broadcast via a live webcast available through the Committee’s website.


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