Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Mar 26, 2015
U.S. government declines to identify dozens of institutions whose federal funding it has restricted because of concerns about their risk to students and taxpayers.

Surveys

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 will analyze the survey's findings and answered readers' questions about them in a free webinar. Register to attend the webinar here.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Academic Partnerships, Jenzabar and Pearson.

Booklets

"The Debate on Free Tuition at Community Colleges" is a compilation of articles on an idea gaining traction among policy makers.

The compilation -- in print-on-demand format -- features articles on the program in Tennessee, other state plans and President Obama's proposal, and opinion pieces that critique and praise the concept.

The booklet is free and you may download a copy here. And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Tuesday, March 17 at 3 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

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

This booklet was made possible in part through the advertising support of Cengage Learning.

Archive

June 7, 2011

At some colleges, students must write a note to the donor before getting their funds released.

May 23, 2011

Unprecedented increases in tuition discounting during the recession led to financial constraints for many private colleges, study finds.

April 29, 2011

After disappointing enrollments in last year's freshman class, Wentworth dramatically expands need-based aid.

April 14, 2011

Tidewater Community College won't let its students borrow unless they prepare a realistic personal budget.

March 15, 2011

As deficit crunch threatens to squeeze bedrock student aid program, even some supporters say time has come to examine its efficiency.

February 21, 2011

Yale and Stanford both move to ask more of families at the upper income levels of aid eligibility.

February 17, 2011

U. of the South cuts tuition by 10%, seeking to reverse both rising discount rate and increased spending on merit aid. Could other private colleges follow?

January 7, 2011

At meeting of small-college leaders, advocates for need-based assistance envision agreement among peers to limit aid awarded for academic merit.

November 1, 2010

Final rules published by Education Department toughen requirements for foreign colleges and med schools whose students get U.S. financial assistance.

October 28, 2010

As economic woes continue, and state budgets remain tight, public institutions are increasing rates by larger percentages than are privates.

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