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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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Budget details president's signature higher ed proposals -- free community college, Pell bonuses for colleges and expanded tax credits -- and some student aid reforms with bipartisan appeal.
Governor wants to allow community colleges to offer bachelor's degrees. He also seeks some state aid for two-year students, who have been frozen out of program since 2009.
Obama makes his case to the nation for universal, free community college, as he also promotes revamped tax credits for education.
The president's free community college plan may change the balance between the federal government, states and colleges.
Obama's free tuition plan is a hit among community college leaders, but some experts worry about details and whether the money could be more targeted.
Bipartisanship is on display as President Obama announces free community college plan in Tennessee, but proposal likely faces tough odds in Congress.
Obama unveils outline of federal matching grant proposal that would seek to make two years of community college free nationwide.
The summit underscores a tension in the Obama administration’s higher ed approach: how to promote colleges' and universities' successes while holding them more accountable.
We can do a lot to help adult students finish college. But increasing the course load for full-time Pell Grant recipients could actually hurt some of them, Pamela Tate argues.
Anthropologists discuss student debt and other concerns about the "commodification" of higher education, and debate role of faculty members in reform efforts.
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