Andrew Kreighbaum

Andrew Kreighbaum joins Inside Higher Ed as our federal policy reporter. Andrew comes to us from The Investigative Reporting Workshop. He received his master's in data journalism at the University of Missouri, and has interned at USA Today and a national journalism institute in Columbia, MO. Before getting his master's, Andrew spent three years covering government and education at local papers in El Paso, McAllen and Laredo, Texas. He graduated in 2010 from the University of Texas at Austin, where he majored in history and was news editor at The Daily Texan.

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September 14, 2016
A House Ways and Means subcommittee examines endowments, but lawmakers focus on college affordability.
September 13, 2016
Hillary Clinton's campaign promotes her debt-free college plan with a tool showing future students and current borrowers how much they would save under her proposals.
September 8, 2016
Clinton offers detailed plans and pledges to listen to researchers. Trump hasn't offered plans and has questioned scientific consensus on key issues.
September 2, 2016
Two Obama administration veterans are now advising Hillary Clinton's campaign, suggesting that as president she would continue aggressive enforcement policies of the current Education Department.
September 1, 2016
A partnership between Amazon and Wells Fargo that offered discounted student loan interest rates to Amazon Prime Student members has ended, the online retailer said.
September 1, 2016
The Center for Excellence in Higher Education, a chain of for-profit colleges, is suing the Department of Education after it was blocked from converting to nonprofit status. 
August 31, 2016
The American Bar Association takes a hard line on two law schools' admissions standards amid criticism that the group's accrediting arm is not doing enough to help struggling law-school graduates.
August 31, 2016
Hillary Clinton has named Rohit Chopra, the former student loans ombudsman at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to her campaign's transition team.  Chopra brings both experience in the higher ed sector and progressive bona fides to the campaign. He was one of Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren's first hires at the agency, where he was a frequent opponent of the for-profit industry and student loan servicers. Politico first reported the appointment.
August 30, 2016
GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign has added Rob Goad, a policy adviser to Indiana Republican Rep. Luke Messer, to craft school choice policies for the campaign. Goad may also play a role in shaping on higher ed proposals for the campaign, according to a report by Education Week. 
August 29, 2016
Donald Trump is no favorite of younger voters. Now a number of College Republican chapters are declining to endorse him, and some of his campus supporters are furious.


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