Rep. Madden to host policy committee hearing Tuesday on college affordability

State Rep. Maureen Madden, D-Monroe, will host a Democratic Policy Committee hearing to discuss college affordability at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 at East Stroudsburg University, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, Room 336, 562 Independence Road.

Joined by Policy Committee Chairman Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, the committee will discuss college student debt and college affordability.

The hearing agenda is:

     3 p.m.  - Welcome and opening remarks

           3:10 p.m. Panel of East Stroudsburg University students

  • Leila Bouchekouk, president, Student Government Association
  • Shelby Jimcosky, academic affairs chair, Student Government Association
  • Alex Reincke, school director, Stroudsburg Area School District


4:00 p.m. Panel Two:

  • Dr. Jeff Weber, associate provost for academic affairs, East Stroudsburg University
  •  Ken Mash, president, Association of PA State College & University Faculties

            4:50 p.m. Closing remarks

Media coverage is invited.