Veterans

Survey of Services for Veterans

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With the new GI Bill about to go into effect, report reflects on state of veteran-specific programming on campus.

New GI Bill Becomes Law

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President Obama speaks at event celebrating a vast expansion of educational benefits for veterans.

Are Vets' Checks Backlogged?

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WASHINGTON -- A report of major delays in government processing of enhanced veterans' educational benefits -- a report denied by the Department of Veterans Affairs -- is alarming some campus officials because they believe the report may reflect very real problems.

Anticipating Impact of New GI Bill

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Report suggests veterans, who have flocked to community colleges, part-time, might seek more expensive four-year universities and enroll full-time because of new benefits.

Hot Seat

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As frustration mounts in Congress and on campuses, the Department of Veterans Affairs attempts to explain a backlog of nearly 30,000 GI Bill benefit payments.

Prerequisite: Experience in War

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As veterans try to take advantage of the new GI Bill, Ohio State introduces courses only open to students who've served in the military.

Tillman's Legacy

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If the late Pat Tillman’s legacy is that of selflessness, then it seems fitting that the foundation created in the professional football star-turned-soldier’s name would ask the same of the veterans it serves.

Take Two for GI Bill

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WASHINGTON -- A veteran in Arizona was resorting to food banks. Others dropped out when they couldn’t pay the rent. A single mother of three children received an eviction notice while pursuing her degree. These are just a few of the stories that college counselors and veterans' support groups heard last semester, as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs struggled to deliver benefits packages to the hordes of students applying for the newly implemented Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Not Everyone Is AWOL

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Defense secretary's speech renews debate about ROTC at top universities, but contrary to widespread belief, units continue to thrive at some Ivies and liberal-leaning publics.

Veterans, Less Engaged but Satisfied

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Influential student survey now details impressions and habits of returning servicemembers, as well as more information about individual majors.

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