Student Aid and Loans
March 13, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the financial sustainability of their institutions, the Obama administration's rating system, sexual assault, race and their role in the tenure process, among other topics.
The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup Education. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics.
On April 14, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions about them in a free webinar. View the webinar here.The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Academic Partnerships, Jenzabar and Pearson.
"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.
President Obama will seek to make a tuition tax credit permanent and exempt student loan debt forgiveness from taxation.
Consumer protection bureau's first action against a for-profit college signals how aggressively the watchdog agency plans to use its enforcement powers in the industry.
The U.S. Education Department must do more to prevent financial aid fraud in distance education, a federal audit says.
As the budget forecast turns sunnier for California's public institutions, the privates worry about cuts to a state scholarship program on which their students rely.
Responding to unusually detailed criticism from a member of Congress last week, dozens of colleges change the wording of their financial aid websites.
Congressman accuses elite colleges of misleading students into believing they must fill out fee-based form to qualify for federal aid.
A new federal report says that it's impossible to set interest rates on federal student loans in advance so that the government breaks even on the program.
In a State of the Union address that is mostly retread, President Obama calls for expanded access to apprenticeships and improved training programs at community colleges that are more targeted to employer-demanded skills.
Why is the University of Virginia backing away from a student aid policy that succeeded in attracting more low-income students? And why is UNC standing by a similar policy?
Association of public universities says Obama ratings system could create "perverse incentives," but supports linking receipt of aid to performance on key metrics.
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