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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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.
Among the new provisions in the retiring Democrat's final proposal to rewrite the Higher Education Act are a student unit record system and incentives for colleges to graduate more Pell Grant recipients.
National "free tuition" group changes its name and pitch with plan to support state and city tuition scholarships while continuing to push on the federal level.
The top Democrats on the U.S. Senate and House education committees hit the Obama administration over decision to lower some colleges' default rates, allowing them to avoid sanctions.
College Board's annual reports give evidence that rising tuition prices and college debt may not go on forever. Tuition increases are slowing, as education borrowing declines slightly.
Prominent university says government's proposal to deregulate tuition will allow it to give scholarships to a third of its students; critics say Sydney's plan will help it cream students from other universities.
Student debt, the Ryan Budget, and the value of the Department of Education are among the higher education issues making their way onto the political airwaves this fall, as Democrats look to hold on to the Senate and keep seats in the House.
Colleges have no business using information students provide on the federal aid form about institutions they are interested in to make decisions that will hurt students, writes Ali Lincoln.
The U.S. Department of Education will be required to make student loan information more accessible both online and in print as part of a settlement.
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