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Postsecondary Education

Postsecondary education



Education Dept., Postsecondary Education (OPE),400 Maryland Ave. S.W., 20202; (202) 453-6914. Fax, (202) 502-7677. Lynn Mahaffie, Assistant Secretary (Acting), (202) 453-6624. TTY, (800) 437-0833.

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Formulates federal postsecondary education policy. Administers federal assistance programs for public and private postsecondary institutions; provides financial support for faculty development, construction of facilities, and improvement of graduate, continuing, cooperative, and international education; awards grants and loans for financial assistance to eligible students.

Education Dept., Postsecondary Education (OPE), Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education (FIPSE),400 Maryland Ave. S.W., #4W120, 20202; (202) 453-6914. Fax, (202) 502-7877. Ralph Hines, Director.

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Works to improve postsecondary education by administering grant competitions.

Education Dept., Postsecondary Education (OPE), Higher Education Programs (HEP),400 Maryland Ave. S.W., 20202; (202) 453-6808. Adam Kissel, Deputy ...

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