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For more than 35 years, COHEAO has served as the industry’s premier partnership of colleges, universities and organizations dedicated to promoting the Federal campus-based loan programs and addressing the most pressing issues in student financial services today. Driven by the demand for information and collaboration on the Perkins Loan Program, Student Financial Wellness and Student Financial Services, COHEAO provides opportunities for networking and professional development through its conferences, webinars and task forces, focusing on compliance, legislative and regulatory issues.
By advocating for the preservation and improvement of the campus-based programs, our membership is dedicated to providing greater access to students with need in achieving their goal of a higher education!
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July 28, 2016 Prepared by: Wes Huffman (firstname.lastname@example.org) Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released what officials are describing as an outline of forthcoming regulations on the Federal Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). The Bureau still must meet with a Small Business Review Panel and indicates it remains open to discussions with all…
May 19, 2016 Prepared by: Wes Huffman (email@example.com) The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation convened a hearing May 18 to examine the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a law designed to protect consumers from unwanted calls which was written some 25 years ago. A full summary is included as a special attachment with this…
April 1, 2016 Prepared by: Wes Huffman (firstname.lastname@example.org) The Perkins Loan Extension Act revived the Perkins Loan Program, but it also added new disclosure requirements. After receiving the initial guidance from the Department of Education in the form of DCL-GEN-16-05, COHEAO immediately formed a workgroup among industry leaders from both schools and their vendor partners…