Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Aug 24, 2016
Bard College takes (another) ratings downgrade on liquidity concerns. Can leaders keep defying the conventional financial wisdom?

Surveys

March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from ELS, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Keypath Education.

Booklets

"Dealing With Debt " is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles. It explores such topics as student loan default rates, income-based repayment, financial aid simplification and other topics.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here.

This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.

Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar on Wednesday, June 10, at 2 p.m. Eastern, about the themes of the booklet. Click here to sign up.

This booklet was made possible in part through the financial support of Inceptia.

Archive

July 21, 2016

Education Department's 56-page memo details new guidelines for student loan servicers.

July 18, 2016

Malcolm Gladwell says trade-off exists between high-quality campus dining and admitting low-income students. Bowdoin questions his logic and ethics.

July 14, 2016

Education Department will let some colleges experiment with required loan counseling, which some hope will discourage overborrowing.

July 6, 2016

During a three-month hiatus, borrowers would be encouraged to refinance at lower interest rates.

June 27, 2016

College says it will admit a small share of its applicant pool based in part on ability to pay.

June 21, 2016

Researchers say the real test of a state student aid program may not be enrollment alone, but graduate school, lifetime income and more.

June 6, 2016

North Carolina legislation would have cut tuition dramatically, and many at the institutions feared they would lose revenue. Two universities still are covered by bill.

May 16, 2016

Private colleges and universities are trying new strategies after discount rates rose to unseen levels yet again.

May 12, 2016

U.S. Representative Tom Reed discusses his legislation requiring colleges with wealthiest endowments to spend more on student aid -- or face penalties.

April 28, 2016

College affordability has declined in 45 states since 2008, with low- and middle-income students in particular feeling the pinch, new study finds.

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