Former CFPB Student Loan Ombudsman Joins Department of Education

Politico has reported that Rohit Chopra, the CFPB’s former student loan ombudsman, has joined the Education Department in a senior leadership position focused on protecting student borrowers.  Politico also reported that in his new position Mr. Chopra will look at how to judge the financial solvency of colleges, examine state level consumer protections for borrowers, seek ways to make data more publicly available, and work on improving loan protections for military members. Rohit Chopra will work as a senior adviser at Ed focusing in part on protections for student borrowers. Read More