Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Aug 14, 2018
A study finds that most borrowers exit loan default within a few years. But many still fail to make serious progress paying down their balances, and the options facing them are inconsistent and confusing.

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.

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Booklets

Key Issues on Student Debt” is Inside Higher Ed's newest curated collection of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

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Archive

June 8, 2017

Against a tide of pro-gun rulings and legislation, a state appeals court ruled 2 to 1 that the University of Michigan -- a public institution -- has the right to ban guns on campus.

June 7, 2017

Report suggests state-federal partnership to keep student loan payments at or under 10 percent of graduates’ income and estimates cost of doing so.

May 26, 2017

Republicans in Congress press issue of improper payments by Department of Education and suggest possible subpoena of former student aid chief.

May 24, 2017

White House plan confirms drastic cuts to many programs while proposing to substantially alter loan programs.

May 24, 2017

In several states, proposals seek to curb or end expensive grant programs that aren’t going to those who are most in need.

May 23, 2017

In Indiana, encouraging students to pursue a full credit load is having a positive impact on students when the financial incentive is significant, according to a new analysis.

May 22, 2017

Colleges (and nontraditional providers) experiment with income-share agreements as innovation that could help some people afford education and training.

May 16, 2017

John M. Burdick provides an insider’s view as to why he thinks the New York State Excelsior Scholarship isn’t actually giving students free college.

May 3, 2017

The second chance for year-round Pell Grants also means a new opportunity for the U.S. Department of Education to get implementation right this go-round, Ben Miller writes.

April 12, 2017

Most students pay more for college than an affordability benchmark recommends, according to a new report, and some of the overspending is by choice.

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