Expertise: Higher education

Colleen Campbell is the director for Postsecondary Education at American Progress. She was formerly a senior policy analyst at the Association of Community College Trustees and a research analyst at the Institute for Higher Education Policy. Prior to working in higher education policy, Campbell served as the assistant director of financial aid at the Juilliard School. Her work focuses on providing accessible, affordable postsecondary options for underrepresented communities and adult learners. Campbell holds a master’s degree in public policy and Master of Arts in higher education from the University of Michigan.

By Colleen Campbell
Restoring the Promise of Higher EducationCenter for American ProgressOctober 16, 2019
The Long Path to a New Student Loan Repayment SystemCenter for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2019
Affordability Principles for Reauthorizing the Higher Education ActCenter for American ProgressJuly 25, 2019
Student Debt: An Overlooked Barrier to Increasing Teacher DiversityCenter for American ProgressJuly 9, 2019
Those Left BehindCenter for American ProgressJune 27, 2019
Addressing the $1.5 Trillion in Federal Student Loan DebtCenter for American ProgressJune 12, 2019
How Congress Can Fix Student Loan RepaymentCenter for American ProgressMarch 7, 2019
Protecting Student Loan Borrowers by Ending DefaultHouse Committee on AppropriationsMarch 1, 2019
The Education Department’s Debit Card Pilot Could Threaten Student AidCenter for American ProgressDecember 7, 2018
One and DoneCenter for American ProgressNovember 26, 2018
Fact Sheet: Modeling a One-time FAFSACenter for American ProgressNovember 26, 2018
The Forgotten Faces of Student Loan DefaultCenter for American ProgressOctober 16, 2018
What Do We Know About Student Loans? Less Than You ThinkCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2018
Beyond Tuition: A New Vision for Higher EducationCenter for American ProgressJune 20, 2018
5 Facts About the Proposed Student Loan Repayment SystemCenter for American ProgressApril 10, 2018
Trump’s Budget Proposes More Than $200 Billion in Cuts to StudentsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 14, 2018
Getting Private Collection Agencies Out of Federal Student LoansCenter for American ProgressJanuary 24, 2018
Education Department Proposes Major Changes to Student AidCenter for American ProgressJanuary 8, 2018
The Student Loan Default Crisis for Borrowers with ChildrenCenter for American ProgressNovember 15, 2017
New Data Highlight How Higher Education Is Failing Part-Time StudentsCenter for American ProgressOctober 18, 2017
All Sides Agree that Single Servicer Is a Bad MoveCenter for American ProgressJune 14, 2017
Changes to Servicing Contract Leave Students BehindCenter for American ProgressJune 1, 2017
Income-Driven Repayment Isn’t Enough to Prevent DefaultCenter for American ProgressMay 19, 2017
Trump’s Budget Is a Cynical Attack on College​ StudentsCenter for American ProgressMay 19, 2017