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Student Loans & the Rising Cost of Higher Education

Mark DeSaulnier, Anne De Luca, Anthony Abril, Henry Brady

Date: October 5, 2015 Duration: 53 minutes

Panelists adress the growing problem of student debt in America through their unique perspectives as a U.S. Congressman, a U.C. Berkeley administrator, an academic and a student financial aid recipient.  

U.S. Representative Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA) presented his bill to reduce student loan interest rates by allowing borrowers to refinance at the lower rates offered to banks by the Federal Reserve. 


  • Mark DeSaulnierCongressman for 11th district of California
  • Henry E. BradyDean of Goldman School of Public Policy
  • Anne De Luca, Associate Vice Chancellor of Admissions and Enrollment
  • Anthony Abril, fourth-year UC Berkeley student