Beyond the Outlooks: Our Second Annual Conversation with the Rating Agencies Webinar

60 minute
College campus

Watch higher education sector leaders from Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Service, and S&P Global Ratings for an in-depth conversation on trends affecting rating actions in higher education today. 

Our topics of discussion included:

  • A review of the agencies’ outlooks for the higher education sector in 2024
  • Areas of near- and longer-term risk for higher education
  • Key drivers of rating actions, given economic and demographic changes
  • Where rating analysts and committees are seeking more in-depth looks at data
  • Elements of a successful ratings presentation in today’s environment



  • Emily Raimes, Associate Managing Director, Moody’s Investors Service
  • Emily Wadhwani, Senior Director, Fitch Ratings
  • Jessica Wood, Senior Director, S&P Global Ratings


Jason Sussman has provided planning and financial advisory services for healthcare providers and higher education institutions nationwide for more than 35 years. He is a leader in Kaufman Hall’s Strategic and Financial Planning practice.
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