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Higher Ed Happy Hour

In the Higher Ed Happy Hour, three well-known Washington, DC-based journalists and policy wonks -- Kevin Carey of New America, Andrew Kelly of the American Enterprise Institute, and Libby Nelson of Vox.com -- discuss the latest happenings in higher education policy, research, and popular culture. There are special guests, wonky digressions, and excursions into the shocking and absurd.
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Dec 22, 2016

Kevin and Libby talk about what Betsy DeVos means for higher education, more IBR controversy, holiday-season cocktails, and Rogue One.

Nov 17, 2016

Kevin and Libby talk about the election, what it means for higher education, and what the heck is wrong with the Big Ten.

Oct 20, 2016

Kevin, Libby, and special guest Jason Delisle from AEI find that Trump is unavoidable before diving fathoms deep into the intricacies of income-based loan repayment and public service loan forgiveness.

Sep 22, 2016

Kevin and Libby welcome Jesse O'Connell as our first guest host / drinks-master to dive deep into FAFSA reform and prior-prior year. Also, presidential election developments and pretending Northeastern's football season didn't start until last week.

Jun 20, 2016

Andrew says goodbye to the podcast, we drown our sorrows in wine, then debate defense to repayment and the upcoming NACIQI vote to de-certify ACICS.

May 26, 2016

Kevin, Libby, and Andrew pray for sunshine and drink beer while they break down the good, bad, and ugly of the Trump higher education agenda.

Apr 25, 2016

Are intercollegiate athletics a moral garbage fire headed for an apocalypse of greed, money, and shame? Or not quite that bad? Kevin, Libby, and Andrew debate. 

Mar 22, 2016

Kevin and Libby dissect the Season 4 of The Americans, we continue debating how or if to blow up the federal financial aid system, and Andrew and Libby discuss Trump and the brief ascendency of Political Science. 

Feb 22, 2016

Kevin and Andrew debate New America's radical proposal to upend federal higher education policy as we know it, with Libby as mixologist / referee.

Feb 4, 2016

Kevin, Libby, and Andrew debate the spate of recent campus tenure controversies, plus Jeb Bush's innovative little-discussed higher education agenda. 

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