We believe that the reduction of student debt is a moral imperative for all leaders in higher education. A high-quality affordable education is essentially the greatest driver in the economic and social mobility of our society.
— Dean Peter B. “Bo” Rutledge of the University of Georgia School of Law, in comments given to Law.com in a recent interview concerning his thoughts on debt relief for law students. Rutledge said that since he became dean of the law school in 2015, he hasn’t asked for a single tuition increase.
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