New Oxford Chief Wants American-Style Student Aid

October 1, 2009

Andrew Hamilton, the new vice chancellor of the University of Oxford, wants to bring major scholarships to the university to assure access at a time of rising tuition, The Guardian reported. Hamilton, formerly the provost at Yale University, said that the aid policies of elite American institutions should be a model for Oxford, but the newspaper noted that his embrace of the approach of private American universities may raise fears of also following that model on tuition rates.

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