Veterans

Veterans

Oct 27, 2021
The Department of Education begins the process of writing new regulations limiting what for-profit institutions can count as nonfederal sources of revenue with two public hearings this week.

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June 25, 2010
Wick Sloane shares the tale of a student and of Tim O’Brien, from Vietnam -- North and South -- to Bunker Hill, and on to Mount Holyoke.
March 12, 2010
If the late Pat Tillman’s legacy is that of selflessness, then it seems fitting that the foundation created in the professional football star-turned-soldier’s name would ask the same of the veterans it serves.
January 27, 2010
WASHINGTON -- A veteran in Arizona was resorting to food banks. Others dropped out when they couldn’t pay the rent. A single mother of three children received an eviction notice while pursuing her degree. These are just a few of the stories that college counselors and veterans' support groups heard last semester, as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs struggled to deliver benefits packages to the hordes of students applying for the newly implemented Post-9/11 GI Bill.
November 10, 2009
Until the canes and coffins stop, essays on meter and imagery are banned, writes Wick Sloane.
October 22, 2009
As veterans try to take advantage of the new GI Bill, Ohio State introduces courses only open to students who've served in the military.
October 16, 2009
As frustration mounts in Congress and on campuses, the Department of Veterans Affairs attempts to explain a backlog of nearly 30,000 GI Bill benefit payments.
August 28, 2009
Report suggests veterans, who have flocked to community colleges, part-time, might seek more expensive four-year universities and enroll full-time because of new benefits.
August 18, 2009
WASHINGTON -- A report of major delays in government processing of enhanced veterans' educational benefits -- a report denied by the Department of Veterans Affairs -- is alarming some campus officials because they believe the report may reflect very real problems.
August 4, 2009
President Obama speaks at event celebrating a vast expansion of educational benefits for veterans.
July 22, 2009
With the new GI Bill about to go into effect, report reflects on state of veteran-specific programming on campus.

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