Campus Finance Briefs

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Student Loans: The Next Bubble?

A report by credit score analyst FICO shows growing concern for the stability of the student loan market, putting additional strain on the fragile economy. U.S. student loan debt now exceeds credit card debt, with an estimated $750 billion in outstanding student loans.More than two-thirds of bank risk professionals surveyed expected loan delinquencies to rise.

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Education in the New Economy

Higher ed leaders met with the Obama administration last month to discuss the challenges of improving college graduation rates and curbing the cost of earning a degree. Excelsior College (N.Y.) President John F. Ebersole and co-author William Patrick have published Courageous Learning: Finding a New Path Through Higher Education (Hudson Whitman, 2011), which looks at many of the education summit’s issues.