Veterans

Veterans' organizations oppose Republican higher education bill

Veterans’ organizations add their voices to the chorus of college groups opposing House Republicans’ overhaul of the Higher Education Act.

American flags at center of campus controversies

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Though protected by the First Amendment, protests involving stepping on the American flag create furors at colleges.

Former student veteran earns grant and lands in Senate report

A reference to a veteran's student debt goes from a group's press release to a Democratic Senate report, showing both the power and peril of using anecdotes about students.

New federal scorecard for veterans

Federal agency releases new college comparison site for student veterans and data about where they are enrolled, earning praise from both for-profit colleges and their critics.

Senate votes to defund political science research, save tuition assistance in budget bill

Senate votes to ban federal funding for most political science research and to restore tuition assistance to active-duty service members.

New Mexico State's on-campus housing brings residence life to veteran families

New Mexico State's veterans-only housing breaks new ground by keeping those students and their families on campus and integrating them into residence life.

New veteran support centers struggle to gain students' trust

New support centers for veterans are popping up at colleges everywhere. But whether students trust that the office is worth their time depends on how it's put together, officials say.

New effort to collect student veterans' graduation rates

The U.S. Veterans Administration and the National Student Clearinghouse team up to track graduation rates.

Website recognizes military skills with digital badges

New website creates digital badges for veterans, aiming to recognize military skills and training. Will it be the first badging experiment to catch on?

Colleges fail to track performance of student veterans, survey finds

Colleges aren't doing a good job of tracking how current and former military service members are faring on their campuses, a new survey finds, but that may be changing.

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