Alexis Gravely

Alexis Gravely

Alexis GravelyReporter, covers federal policy for Inside Higher Ed. Prior to joining the team in 2021, she was a congressional reporter for a tax trade publication in northern Virginia. Her work has also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, HuffPost, The Nation, and C-VILLE Weekly in Charlottesville, Va. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2019.

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Most Recent Articles

December 13, 2021
Senator Elizabeth Warren has been one of the most vocal lawmakers when it comes to student loans and student debt. In an exclusive interview with Inside Higher Ed, she explains why.
December 10, 2021
By the end of Thursday, the committee had voted on most of the issues up for regulation, but so far members have only agreed on proposed regulatory language for two of them.
December 7, 2021
The Board of Directors for the Institute of Higher Education Policy has selected Mamie Voight to serve as the organization’s next president and CEO. She has been working as IHEP’s interim president and CEO since February.
December 7, 2021
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat from New York, is asking the Department of Education to hold off on restarting student loan payments on Feb. 1 due to the emergence of the Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus. “With the continuation of COVID, students should not have this burden placed on their shoulders,” Schumer said Monday. “That’s why we are so, so intent on getting the president to pause student debt, because COVID is still here.”
December 6, 2021
Congress passed a temporary measure to avoid a government shutdown, but that means higher education spending levels will remain as is until February—at least.


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June 1, 2021
President seeks large increases for NIH and NSF and a more modest increase for the NEH.
May 12, 2021
Search a list of grants allocated to more than 5,000 colleges and universities after the Department of Education released details on relief funding and which students are eligible to receive emergency support.
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