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Dept. of Education forum on College Affordability Plans coming to UNI

The University of Northern Iowa has been selected to host an open forum on Friday, Nov. 15, by the Department of Education to discuss the Obama Administration’s college value and affordability plans.

UNI is one of four universities nationwide to host the public forum by the Department of Education. The first one kicks off on Nov. 6 at the California State University-Dominguez Hills. George Mason University will be on Nov. 13, and Louisiana State University on Nov. 21.

Those who wish to present comments at the forum about the administration’s proposals must register three days in advance. Comments can be submitted by email at collegefeedback@ed.gov.

It is the Department of Education’s policy to make all comments received from members of the public available, according to the website. Therefore, commenters should be careful to include in their comments only information that they wish to make publicly available.

More information about the event at UNI, including the start time and exact location, is forthcoming.