Parent PLUS Loan 
Background Information and Links

Parent PLUS Loan ACTION ALERT: SUPPORT NEW PLUS LOAN RULES 8.15.2014
Parent PLUS Loan Fact Sheet 8.15.2014
U.S. Department of Education Strengthens Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program 8.7.2014
Congressional Black Caucus Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan 7.31.2014
UNCF & NAFEO Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan Supporting PLUS Loan Consensus Regulation 6.20.2014
UNCF Report: THE PARENT PLUS LOAN CRISIS 3.25.2014
African American Leadership Convening Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan 11.25.2013
Senator Mary Landrieu Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan 9.26.2013
Congressional Black Caucus Response to Secretary Arne Duncan Letter 8.16.2013
Secretary Arne Duncan Letter to Congresswoman Marcia Fudge 8.13.2013
Dept. of Education Federal Student Aid Office Memo HBCU Presidents 8.13.2013
List of Presenters at U.S. Dept. of ED Hearing at Spelman College
Testimony Presented at U.S. Department of Education Hearing at Spelman College
Congressional Black Caucus Written Comments to U.S. Dept. of ED 6.4.2013
Dr. Michael L. Lomax Testimony Before the U.S. Dept. of ED 6.2.2013
HBCU Coalition Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan 9.6.2012
Congressional Black Caucus Parent PLUS Press Statement 8.2.2013
Parent PLUS Fact Sheet
Parent PLUS Questions and Answers Sheet
UNCF Preliminary Analysis of Parent PLUS Loan Denials at UNCF Institutions, 2013-14
UNCF & NAFEO Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan 10.11.2012
HBCU Coalition Letter to Secretary Arne Duncan 5.20.2013
UNCF Analysis of Parent PLUS Loan Denials at UNCF Institutions, 2012-13

Please visit our press page to see UNCF’s position on changes to Parent PLUS through op-eds, press releases, articles, and more.

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