Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Feb 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.
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.

 

Archive

July 12, 2012

In white paper, economists say perception is "worse than reality" and that students and families should view higher education as long-term investment, not a good they consume.

July 6, 2012

Cornell pulls back from its aid policy, restoring some borrowing for new students with family incomes of $60,000 to $75,000. Will more colleges follow?

July 6, 2012

Yes, campuses should contain tuition and financial aid should be available. But students have responsibility, too, writes Aaron Broadus: They should choose a college they can afford.

July 2, 2012

Federal court finds that Education Dept. lacked adequate justification for one key measure in new regulations.

June 29, 2012

Backlash to "college for all" heats up, again, thanks to the recession and presidential election. The counter-narrative sells in the media, and could hurt public funding of colleges.

June 27, 2012

Senate leaders agree on a way to keep interest rate on federally subsidized student loans at 3.4 percent for another year, in part by limiting eligibility for the loans.

June 25, 2012

States awarded more aid in 2010-11 than they did the year before, despite continuing budget cuts, a new report finds.

June 22, 2012

The Obama administration’s push to standardize financial aid packets will do little to address college affordability, writes R. Barbara Gitenstein.

June 14, 2012

Responses to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's request for borrowers' stories on private student loans reveal familiar complaints, but it's unclear what steps the agency might recommend.

June 13, 2012

Education Department releases its second annual compilation of most expensive colleges by sticker and net price, but this year, officials focus on the role state budget cuts have played in recent increases.

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