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U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Roosevelt financial aid director warn against cutting student loan deduction

Roosevelt University Director of Financial Aid Michelle Stipp joined U.S. Senator Dick Durbin at the University on Monday in warning against any snap decisions regarding the proposed overhaul of the nation’s tax code.

During a press conference in Roosevelt’s Wabash Building, Stipp, who is president of the Illinois Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, spoke against eliminating the $2,500 tax deduction for those who are paying back student loans.

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Michelle Stipp and Senator Dick Durbin
Sean Hussey

A Roosevelt University music composition student has won top honors for his new opera about the misrepresentation of women in opera.

Andrew Eggert

Andrew Eggert, assistant professor and head of opera at Roosevelt University’s Chicago College of Performing Arts (CCPA), has been selected for the U.S. Department of State’s competitive Fulbright Specialist Program.

Felicia Wong

Felicia Wong, president of the Roosevelt Institute in New York, will discuss race, class and the economic divide - and how we can bridge the gap - at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 6 during Roosevelt University’s 24th annual Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Distinguished Lecture.


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