John Fees is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of GradGuard™. Fees is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he received a bachelors of science degree in History and is also a graduate of Harvard Business School where he completed a Masters in Business Administration. John Fees lives in Phoenix, Arizona and is married to Melissa Soza Fees, Ph.D. and is the father of five children. He is the Treasurer for the Arizona College Success Arizona, a Director of College Parents of America, Founding Director and investor in Tonto Creek Camp which provides service leadership experiences to 8,000 students annually. He is also an active member of University Risk Management and Insurance Association and the Professional Insurance Marketers Association.
It is reassuring to find so many higher education officials focused on issues related to increasing college completion rates.
More schools then ever, appear to have a growing interest in understanding the impact of student health and medical events. In fact, 2016 has brought renewed interest on the impact of these events on both students and the colleges and universities who serve them.
The industry has reached a tipping point with the topic of tuition refund disclosures and the value of tuition insurance appearing as part of two major industry conferences. Mark your calendars to join the discussion at:
March 14th at 9:20 am for a panel discussion featuring Auburn University and University of Southern California.
April 4th at 4:00 pm for a panel discussion regarding the Best Practices for Disclosing and Managing Tuition Refunds.
If your campus is concerened about the impact of medical withdrawals on college completiton rates or does not provide 100% refunds for medical withdrawals, then please join us at one of these events or contact us today to learn how easy it is to reduce the cost of medical withdrawals to your institution and students.