Federal policy

Federal policy

Virginia Foxx, an older white woman with white hair and glasses.
Nov 18, 2022
Oversight and lawsuits, not legislating, will be the goal.


November 18, 2022
Oversight and lawsuits, not legislating, will be the goal.
November 11, 2022
Colleges and universities have to update their cost of attendance calculations now that the Education Department has said it is carrying out that change and others for the 2023–24 academic year.
November 10, 2022
But the fate of one high-profile statewide ballot measure—on undocumented students in Arizona—remains too close to call.
October 26, 2022
The U.S. government should stand with students by ending federal loans for for-profit institutions, Terry Vaughan III and Nicole Brunt write.
October 17, 2022
House Republicans are not likely to cut a deal with Biden administration on federal higher ed issues if they win control in midterms.
October 14, 2022
Republicans are poised to take control of the House, which would put Representative Virginia Foxx back in charge of the House Committee on Education and Labor.
September 13, 2022
The CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law last month, provides broad opportunities for higher education, Jeremy Greenwald Wolos and Steven C. Currall write.
September 1, 2022
Lowe spoke with Inside Higher Ed about her goal for the National Endowment for the Humanities to reach more underrepresented communities in the U.S., her approach to leadership and her vision for the agency’s future.
August 30, 2022
Federal legislation would require public and private colleges with endowments over $1 billion to cover between 25 and 75 percent of all students’ cost of attendance. Higher ed experts say colleges won’t be able to do that, given strict rules around endowment spending. 
August 23, 2022
The federal government can play a role in reducing public college costs by establishing a flexible matching grant program, Kevin Miller writes.


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