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4 Top Asks Students Have for Colleges

Colleges needn’t cut tuition to boost enrollment this fall -- they just need to offer students what they really want, argues Matt Wilkerson.

HBCUs Grapple With Disparities

As the pandemic and its financial implications refuse to yield, lesser-known historically Black colleges and universities face pressure to bolster their fundraising efforts.
Opinion

Unlocking the Value of College Real Estate

While the pandemic has created significant financial challenges for many higher education institutions, the campus itself may be the solution, Grace Winters and Elizabeth Levin write.

Can Colleges Share a President?

College systems and consortia have shared academic services, libraries, transportation, even a campus. Would they be able to share a president?

Rebates and Reversals

As more colleges announce online fall terms, some are also reducing tuition rates. Wealthy families are likely to be the biggest beneficiaries of those discounts.

Debate Over Loan Payments in Coronavirus Package

Senate Republicans are still crafting their proposal for the upcoming coronavirus relief package, but partisan divisions are already emerging, including over whether to require student loan borrowers to begin making payments again.

Despite Pandemic, Opposition, Connecticut Merger Goes On

At its latest meeting with its accrediting commission, the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities system presented its interim leadership and new name for the planned merger of its 12 community colleges.

Loan Relief Proposal From Top Republican

Senator Lamar Alexander proposed a sweeping change that would simplify applying for federal student aid while allowing many to make no or smaller monthly student loan payments.