Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Jun 25, 2014
Education Department apologizes after image it posted on Twitter -- designed to encourage FAFSA completion -- angered many.

Booklets

With student borrowing rising -- and political concern about debt growing with it -- Inside Higher Ed today publishes a free compilation of articles about the future of student loans. The news and opinion articles -- in a print-on-demand booklet -- explore the impact of federal policies, strategies some institutions are adopting, and the views of thought leaders on the issue.

Download the booklet here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

On May 21, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman led a free webinar to talk about the issues raised in the booklet's articles. To listen to a recording, please click here.

The compilation of articles is made possible in part through advertising support from Inceptia.

Archive

May 21, 2014

What happens after tuition-dependent private colleges miss their enrollment goals? Depends on the campus.

May 14, 2014

Federal regulators announce two settlements over alleged overcharging of military servicemembers and misrepresenting late fees to other borrowers.

May 2, 2014

Students should pick up greater share of the costs of their university education, Australian government panel recommends.

April 23, 2014

Graduate student workers in the U. California System say they've agreed on contract language establishing gender-neutral bathrooms and lactation stations as rights.

 

April 22, 2014

Federal officials say that some lenders, when a student's loan cosigner dies, declare an automatic default -- with no chance for the student to pay off what is owed.

April 4, 2014

Study finds that government grants have a positive impact on the graduation rates of low-income students, but unsubsidized loans counter that impact.

April 2, 2014

House Republicans unveil their 2015 budget proposal, which calls for a 10-year freeze on the maximum Pell Grant and would eliminate funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities. 

April 2, 2014

Congress expanded federal student loan default metrics to scrutinize for-profits, but community colleges are worried, too, at least one with good reason.

April 1, 2014

Two Colorado companies promised to help out-of-state students get in-state tuition. Then the University of Colorado cracked down.

March 25, 2014

New snapshot shows that borrowers are taking out more loans to pay for their advanced degrees across a range of disciplines.

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