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U.S. education undersecretary to hold town hall meeting July 16 at Museum of the Rockies

July 2, 2012 -- MSU News Service


U.S. Department of Education Undersecretary Martha Kanter will hold a town hall meeting, "Access and Affordability: Financing College Education," from 10-11 a.m. Monday, July 16, in the Hager Auditorium at the Museum of the Rockies. Kanter will take questions from the audience following her remarks. The event is free and open to the public.   High-Res Available

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U.S. Department of Education Undersecretary Martha Kanter will hold a town hall meeting, "Access and Affordability: Financing College Education," from 10-11 a.m. Monday, July 16, in the Hager Auditorium at the Museum of the Rockies. Kanter will take questions from the audience following her remarks. The event is free and open to the public.

As undersecretary of education, Kanter oversees policies, programs and activities related to postsecondary education, adult and career-technical education, federal student aid and White House initiatives. She was nominated and confirmed to the post in 2009.

Before she was named to the undersecretary post, Kanter served as chancellor of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District in Los Altos Hills, Calif. The district is one of the largest community college districts in the nation and serves more than 45,000 students. Kanter also previously served as director, dean and vice chancellor for policy and research at the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office; as vice president of instruction and student services at San Jose City College; and as president of De Anza College in Cupertino, Calif. She has a doctorate in organization and leadership from the University of San Francisco and a master's degree in education with a concentration in clinical psychology and public practice from Harvard University.

Kanter's visit is sponsored by the MSU President's Office. For more information, contact the office at 994-2341.

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Contact: MSU President\'s Office, (406) 994-2341