Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Feb 05, 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.
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.

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Archive

March 15, 2011
As deficit crunch threatens to squeeze bedrock student aid program, even some supporters say time has come to examine its efficiency.
February 21, 2011
Yale and Stanford both move to ask more of families at the upper income levels of aid eligibility.
February 17, 2011
U. of the South cuts tuition by 10%, seeking to reverse both rising discount rate and increased spending on merit aid. Could other private colleges follow?
January 7, 2011
At meeting of small-college leaders, advocates for need-based assistance envision agreement among peers to limit aid awarded for academic merit.
November 1, 2010
Final rules published by Education Department toughen requirements for foreign colleges and med schools whose students get U.S. financial assistance.
October 28, 2010
As economic woes continue, and state budgets remain tight, public institutions are increasing rates by larger percentages than are privates.
October 25, 2010

Predictions of calamity in transition to government-based student lending have not come to pass. But U.S. faces another daunting task: helping colleges help borrowers avoid default.

September 21, 2010
Popular Georgia scholarship that spawned many other merit programs faces financial struggles, and policy makers concede some tough choices ahead.
September 15, 2010
Survey affirms merit awards serve some needy students, but that says little about whether access for less wealthy is a real priority.
August 30, 2010
Cornell and Dartmouth match all Ivy aid packages, resulting in some admitted applicants getting more money than others. Has Overlap Group philosophy returned, courtesy in part of athletics?

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