Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Apr 12, 2019
Some experts think it's time to rethink how the government collects on defaulted student loans, moving away from punitive measures that may not help borrowers make progress toward paying debt.
Jan 23, 2019
The U.S. Department of Education is contemplating going back to the drawing board on complex rules governing authority to operate online programs in multiple states.

Surveys

March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from ELS, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Keypath Education.

Booklets

Key Issues on Student Debt” is Inside Higher Ed's newest curated collection of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

And we invite you to sign up here for a free webcast on the themes of the booklet, featuring Inside Higher Ed's editors, on Tuesday, July 10, at 2 p.m. Eastern. Register or find out more now.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Jenzabar.

 

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April 12, 2019

Some experts think it's time to rethink how the government collects on defaulted student loans, moving away from punitive measures that may not help borrowers make progress toward paying debt.

March 28, 2019

Study finds four-year colleges fail to meet federal standards for disclosing costs on their websites.

March 19, 2019

As talks on new higher ed legislation heat up on Capitol Hill, the Trump administration weighs in with its priorities.

March 7, 2019

White House may be planning executive actions on program-level outcomes data and student loan risk sharing, as well as on free speech, perhaps around the release of its proposed budget next week.

March 7, 2019

Hawaii Democrat Brian Schatz reintroduces legislation for debt-free public college with hopes of shaping an update to the Higher Education Act -- and the 2020 Democratic primary race.

March 1, 2019

Senate education committee's top Democrat, Patty Murray, says new higher ed law must take comprehensive approach and tackle college affordability.

February 22, 2019

Senator Lamar Alexander wants to apply a single loan-repayment system to programs at all colleges, nonprofit and for-profit alike, drawing concerns about student access.

February 5, 2019

Senator Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate education committee, identifies familiar set of priorities in reiterating his desire to overhaul the Higher Education Act before he retires. But serious differences with Democratic lawmakers loom.

January 31, 2019

Returns fell by a third in 2018 but were still positive, according to survey. Questions rise over how wealthy and poor institutions are spending diverging gains. Plus list of the largest endowments.

January 21, 2019

Millions of dollars in veterans' benefits may be going to colleges and programs that don't offer a quality education. 

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January 23, 2019

The U.S. Department of Education is contemplating going back to the drawing board on complex rules governing authority to operate online programs in multiple states.

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