Marilyn Landrum has been with the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) for almost thirteen years. She is responsible for the development and administration of MDHE’s default prevention and debt management initiatives, including the MDHE Default Prevention Grant Program. She also provides MDHE “Smart Habits for Student Retention and Default Prevention” training to financial aid professionals.
Ms. Landrum currently serves on the NCHER (National Council of Higher Education Resources) Debt Management Committee and financial literacy sub-committee. She has served as chair of the Default Prevention Team for Mapping Your Future. Ms. Landrum also played a major role in submitting a report to the Missouri state legislature regarding credit card solicitation on college and university campuses.