The New York Times reports that investigations into student lending abuses are broadening in both Washington and Albany. Walter C. Cathie, vice president at Widener University created his own consulting company named Key West Higher Education Associates, which specializes in conferences that bring college deans of finance with lenders who want to court them. His dual roles have put him at center stage of these deepening investigations, as a prime example of how cozy college financial administrators–who advise students–have become with lenders…

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/13/education/13loans.html?ex=1177128000&en=eca988e5ef91d1af&ei=5070&emc=eta1