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

October 28, 2010

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

October 25, 2010

Predictions of calamity in transition to government-based student lending have not come to pass. But U.S. faces another daunting task: helping colleges help borrowers avoid default.

September 21, 2010

Popular Georgia scholarship that spawned many other merit programs faces financial struggles, and policy makers concede some tough choices ahead.

September 15, 2010

Survey affirms merit awards serve some needy students, but that says little about whether access for less wealthy is a real priority.

August 30, 2010

Cornell and Dartmouth match all Ivy aid packages, resulting in some admitted applicants getting more money than others. Has Overlap Group philosophy returned, courtesy in part of athletics?

August 5, 2010

For Hendrix College, the past decade ushered in a series of unfortunate events.

July 26, 2010

Annual survey shows that even as state economies tanked in 2008-9, spending on financial aid grew (a little).

July 19, 2010

In questioning the merit of the Net-Price Calculator, Kent Barnds considers how it could influence values associated with enrollment and financial aid decisions.

June 28, 2010

WASHINGTON -- Like many pieces of major legislation, the financial reform measure on which Congressional negotiators reached final agreement late last week satisfies no one entirely.

June 8, 2010

Australia shows how the U.S. could reform its student loan system to be based on income, without burdens or uncertainty placed on colleges or borrowers, write Bruce Chapman and Yael Shavit.

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