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.
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"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.
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This booklet is part of a series of such compilations that Inside Higher Ed is publishing on a range of topics.
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So many issues, so little time. The book Wick Sloane would write if he weren't too busy teaching (and feeding) his students.
Young Invincibles offers a roadmap for reforming federal financial assistance -- putting recipients first.
Changes to grant eligibility are hitting transfer students, and returning dropouts, particularly hard.
Annual report from the Institute for College Access and Success finds students borrow an average of $26,600.
Over the past year, the Education Department has made it harder for parents to borrow on behalf of their children in college. Historically black colleges say they are disproportionately affected.
Review of net price calculators finds that many are hard to find, confusing to use or inconsistent.
The two-year default rate for federal student loans increased again this year, but defaults at for-profit colleges fell.
A large university system begins statewide effort to help students manage debt and avoid defaults.
A high-profile study asserting that New York program increased college enrollment of low-income black students comes under attack from a leading scholar of financial aid policy.
Federal spending on the biggest student grant program surprisingly declines by $2.2 billion, even as numbers of recipients increased. But a sword still hangs over the program.
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