SLM Corporation, the student loan provider commonly known as Sallie Mae, is in trouble. It’s facing a lawsuit. No doubt the chairman of the company is dropping some serious F Bombs, like he did on a classic investor call back in 2007. Transport with us.
Author: Cryn Johannsen
It’s not everyday you wind up on a list of leaders with President Barack Obama. But HyperVocal’s student loan debt maven Cryn Johannsen discovered that to be the case on Tuesday. What’s the list all about? Find out here.
Sadly, a lot of kids won’t be getting a present from Santa Claus this year. But Cryn Johannsen is asking for a gift anyway, because she’s been nice: “Here’s what I want for Christmas — a Congressman or Congresswoman.” What kind? Find out.
Many signatures being added to this at UC Davis: “We, the undersigned UC Davis faculty are compelled by evidence available now to publicly state we have no confidence in the ability of Chancellor Linda Katehi to lead us forward.”
Pay attention to this exchange between a caller and Nobel-winning economist Paul Krugman. It’s noteworthy, particularly in light of the recent brouhaha over the poorly articulated terms of “loan forgiveness” versus a refusal to pay student loan debt.
Another op-ed about loan forgiveness?! No thanks, Washington Post. Cryn Johannsen breaks down why redefining the student loans movement is necessary. The language of loan forgiveness is archaic, and that’s why it’s being sloughed off.
Does UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi have any friends or sympathizers left? Please read this letter from a group of Physics Department faculty members at the school calling for her “prompt resignation.”