January 7, 2013
At meeting of private college presidents, campaign to discourage use of student aid that is not tied to financial need gains some momentum.
December 14, 2012
Grants tied to enrollment, persistence and grades bolstered full-time study but did little to increase credits earned by low-income students, study finds.
December 5, 2012
With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.
November 5, 2012
Policy change in Iowa reflects increased public skepticism about using tuition revenue for financial aid. Will such shifts end an unfair burden on middle-class students or abandon low-income students?
October 4, 2012
Review of net price calculators finds that many are hard to find, confusing to use or inconsistent.
August 20, 2012
Self-help levels for those from families with income under $75,000 are now the same as for those from wealthier families.
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?
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.
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.
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Established in 1892, Central Michigan University is among the nation’s 80 largest public universities with more than 20,000 students on its Mount Plea...