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Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Last Week, Austin;
This Week, Hopkins

The financial aid director at the University of Texas who held stock -- undisclosed -- in a preferred lender at UT resigned last week; this week, a senior financial aid person at Johns Hopkins who got lots of money from loan providers she recommended to students there has resigned.

'"Every day there's a new revelation, so I don't think this is going to end any time soon," said Mark Kantrowitz, publisher of, a student aid information Web site.'