Student Aid and Loans

Student Aid and Loans
Jul 18, 2018
Pell Grants may see a modest increase, but separate appropriations proposals from Senate and House would largely keep programs in line with 2018 funding levels.

Surveys

March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar.

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Key Issues on Student Debt” is Inside Higher Ed's newest curated collection of articles. You may download a copy free, here.

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Archive

April 12, 2018

Survey findings suggest one in five college students pours extra financial aid dollars into trendy yet risky investments in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

April 6, 2018

Congress triples federal funding for low-income student parents, and advocates welcome the support -- the first new investment in years -- but say much more is needed.

March 29, 2018

More than 6 in 10 recipients of the TEACH Grant, created to attract instructors for high-need subjects in low-income schools, have seen those grants convert to loans after they fail to meet eligibility standards, Department of Education report finds.

March 22, 2018

Budget bill would increase size of maximum Pell Grant by $175, add $3 billion to NIH and preserve humanities endowment.

March 15, 2018

Community colleges would face big cost increases under House GOP's plan to overhaul repayment system for federal aid when students drop out.

March 12, 2018

With $100 million to win, Wick Sloane urges college leaders at this week’s American Council on Education annual meeting to work on graduating more low-income students and ending poverty. Yes, merely that.

March 1, 2018

Southern New Hampshire University and several donors want to guarantee an education for 1,000 DACA students.

February 21, 2018

Education Department signals interest in revisiting rules making student loans eligible for bankruptcy -- a priority for some Democrats and consumer groups.

February 14, 2018

House GOP proposal would end formula that favored private colleges in Northeast. But it would also mean cuts in funds to some public institutions with strong records educating low-income students and send more money to for-profit colleges.

February 13, 2018

White House budget proposal isn't likely to serve as framework for Congress, but it reflects many of the same higher ed priorities as House Republicans.

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