Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Nov 07, 2018
Democrats' takeover of the U.S. House promises tougher scrutiny of DeVos and the Education Department. Donna Shalala is among those elected to U.S. House.

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.

 

Archive

October 6, 2016

National accreditor ACCSC gets inquiries from nearly 300 colleges overseen by ACICS, most of them for-profits. Critics of accreditors will be watching as the agency reviews the flood of applications.

October 6, 2016

Admissions counselors raise concerns over some colleges packaging PLUS loans in financial aid award letters, possibly misleading families about cost of attendance.

October 3, 2016

The health and welfare of low-income college students is a national emergency, Wick Sloane argues, which is why Secretary Burwell and her agency should take responsibility for them.

October 3, 2016

Grant aid grew by 5.7 percent and nongrant aid grew by more than 7 percent in 2014-15 fiscal year.

September 30, 2016

Guarantee agencies have fallen away from their public missions, says the Century Foundation, which called on the feds to push for the agencies’ $5 billion in assets to be spent helping struggling student borrowers.

September 30, 2016

A new report from the Council of Economic Advisers details how the Obama administration's higher ed policies over the last seven years have begun to pay off, write Sandra Black and Jason Furman.

September 28, 2016

As second longtime target collapses and enforcement actions pile up, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau becomes key regulator of student loan industry and for-profit higher ed.

September 16, 2016

New analysis of Georgia's aid program for top students -- a model for those of many other states -- finds that it is missing many low-income and minority students.

September 14, 2016

State dollars for public higher education would go farther, prominent researchers argue, if more of it went to open-access colleges and need-based aid.

September 14, 2016

A House Ways and Means subcommittee examines endowments, but lawmakers focus on college affordability.

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