Libby A. Nelson

Libby A. Nelson has covered federal policy, Congress and religious colleges for Inside Higher Ed since April 2011. She previously worked as a reporter for The Times-Tribune in Scranton, Pa., and as an intern at the Chronicle of Higher Education, where she reported on the federal government in 2009 and 2010. While studying at Northwestern University, she worked as a reporting intern for the New York Times, the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune and the St. Petersburg Times. She graduated from Northwestern in 2009 with a degree in journalism. She is fluent in French.

Libby can be reached at 202.448.6117 or libby.nelson@insidehighered.com. She's also on Twitter at twitter.com/libbyanelson.

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Most Recent Articles

November 10, 2011
Adults aged 18 to 34 are overwhelmingly concerned about the cost of college and levels of student debt, regardless of whether they attended college, and oppose cuts to federal student aid programs, according to survey results announced Wednesday by the Institute for College Access and Success, Young Invincibles and Demos: Ideas and Action, three advocacy groups. The survey found that 73 percent of respondents believe college students graduate with too much debt, while only 21 percent described the average debt as "manageable."
November 4, 2011
A group of associations has charged the Education Department with asking colleges to comply with a new rule before it was ever published.
November 3, 2011
A study of 300 four-year colleges and universities find that many do not make disclosures required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act.
October 28, 2011
Trustees at Shorter University, a Baptist institution in Georgia, have voted to add a formal faith statement for the first time, as well as a "personal lifestyle statement" for all university employees that requires them to be members of a local church and and reject all sexual activity "not in agreement with the Bible, including, but not limited to, premarital sex, adultery and homosexuality."
October 28, 2011
An experimental financial aid program would let colleges restrict students' borrowing for federal unsubsidized loans as part of a test run.
October 26, 2011
Obama proposes changing income-based repayment and pushing students to consolidate their loans -- part of a campaign to work around lawmakers.
October 25, 2011
The Student Aid Alliance, a group of 74 higher education associations, advocacy groups and other organizations, announced a lobbying campaign Monday to fight possible cuts to federal financial aid as the Congressional committee on deficit reduction enters the final month before its Nov. 24 deadline.
October 25, 2011
A United Methodist seminary establishes a new graduate university to train religious leaders of all faiths -- together.
October 18, 2011
A budget proposal for 2012 would block federal money for producing free learning materials if comparable programs already exist.

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