2020 NASPA Annual Conference

Lyndon B. Johnson’s Transformative Effect on College Access, Student Success, Financial Aid, and Higher Education in the US

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President (and Texan) Lyndon B. Johnson worked to eradicate poverty in the US through his "Great Society" legislation. LBJ crusaded for equal rights, preschool education, college access (financial aid), cultural institutions, environmental protection, healthcare, and the creation of important welfare programs. This session, held at the LBJ Presidential Library, will highlight the history of LBJ's support for higher education and the impact of his many achievements on college access.

Additional registration required

Sunday, March 29
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm



Presented by

Erica Eckert, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Accreditation/ Kent State University
Mallory Lineberger, Education Specialist/ LBJ Presidential Library
Janessa Siegel, Campus Coordinator of Financial Literacy/ Indiana University
LeAnn Starlin Nilsson, Academic Recruitment and Retention Director/ Kent State University