Heeding the call

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

In light of President Obama’s recent speech outlining his goals for higher education, the need to become more transparent, accountable and efficient has become particularly acute for those charged with managing student financial aid, says Linda Ding, education program strategist for Laserfiche.

“Financial aid departments are certain to undergo greater government scrutiny,” she says. “They’re going to be held accountable for providing documentation of all their processes, especially if something goes wrong. And if they don’t have enough staff in place to ensure that all the t’s are crossed and the i’s dotted, they’re going to have to hire up.”

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