For the seventh year in a row, the Missouri Department of Higher Education's default prevention staff invited financial aid professionals from Missouri's postsecondary institutions to attend its annual Default Prevention Day. This year's event was held Friday, April 27, 2018 in Jefferson City.



Greeting from MDHE by Zora Mulligan, Commissioner

Unversity of Missouri Extension by Andrew Zumwalt, CFP

Legislative Update by Nicole Epstein, MDHE

Communications by Jessica Duren, MDHE

New Initiatives by Marilyn Landrum and Sarah Schedler, MDHE


Past Presentations

Identity Theft by Samuel Levine, Staff Attorney, Federal Trade Commission

Legislative Updates by Leroy Wade, Department of Higher Education

15 to Finish by Liz Coleman, Department of Higher Education


Remedial Education by Dr. Rusty Monhollon, Department of Higher Education

Professional Judgement by David Bartlett, U.S. Department of Education


Advice from Peers on Collaboration

Greg Hutchinson, Stephens College

Lana DeJaynes, State Fair Community College

Nick Prewitt, University of Missouri - Columbia


Debt Management by Young Families by William Emmons & Bryan Noeth

Tutorial for Great Lakes’ Reports by Greg Hutchinson, Stephens College

MSU Real Life by Brett Heman, Missouri State University


If you have any questions or need additional information regarding Default Prevention Day, please contact the MDHE’s default prevention staff.