Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
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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.

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

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Archive

June 8, 2012

Iowa proposal to eliminate use of tuition dollars for financial aid raises questions about who should shoulder the burden of financial aid and who decides how aid gets doled out.

June 7, 2012

Congress and the White House are deadlocked over expensive ways to keep the interest rate low on some student loans for a year. Jason Delisle offers a long-term alternative that would help more students and cost the government nothing.

June 6, 2012

10 colleges and state systems have agreed to use a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau "shopping sheet" to give students information on financial aid.

June 5, 2012

With concern growing about the cost of federal student aid, policy makers need a better tool for gauging how program changes would affect different students and colleges. Bill Goggin proposes one.

May 17, 2012

Government-subsidized loans are feeding students' debt and colleges' tuition increases. When will taxpayers and politicians decide that enough's enough? asks Thomas Lindsay.

May 3, 2012

In the first weeks of the 2012 campaign, Obama and Romney focused not on economic or foreign issues but on the student loan interest rate. Could student debt play a significant role in this year's elections?

April 23, 2012

The looming interest rate increase for subsidized student loans replays a familiar storyline: crisis, last-minute fix, another crisis. Meanwhile, the loans' future is in jeopardy.

April 12, 2012

While recognizing looming challenges, elite liberal arts college presidents think their best course is to continue to do what they do best and try to change the conversation about educational value.

April 11, 2012

The Veterans Affairs Department plans to resume withholding debts from tuition benefits, a plan colleges worry will simply transfer those debts to institutions.

April 6, 2012

The Department of Defense appears to have dropped provisions that many research universities said overreached on colleges' academic policies, but will require more disclosure.

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