Posts tagged: Financial Aid - Diverse

Senators Take DeVos to Task Over Proposed Budget

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 6, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appeared before a Senate education subcommittee Tuesday [...] Read more

3 Things Your Student Loan Servicer Might Not Tell You

by Anna Helhoski, NerdWallet |
Student loan servicers, the companies that manage $1.4 trillion in federal and private loans, h [...] Read more

Study: Reduced Community College Tuition Not Impacting 4-year Enrollment

by Lydia Lum | May 25, 2017
A recent study found that a steep drop in community college tuition typically sparks significan [...] Read more

Congress, Save Public Service Loan Forgiveness

by Paola Esmieu | May 24, 2017
Many services are facing deep cuts and/or being defunded altogether in the proposed education b [...] Read more

Federal Student Aid Boss Runcie Resigns

by Catherine Morris |
James Runcie, who led the Office of Federal Student Aid for the past seven years as chief opera [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Affordability Key to Higher Ed Access

by Matthew Lynch | May 23, 2017
What does it actually take to make higher education accessible to a larger portion of the popul [...] Read more

Tennessee Delivers on its Promise

by Reginald Stuart |
Tennessee may be known for its legendary singers and musicians. Today, however, the state has d [...] Read more

Title IV Funds Withheld from 5 Campuses in Puerto Rico During Strike

by Catherine Morris | May 17, 2017
Adding to the University of Puerto Rico’s financial woes, the Department of Education has res [...] Read more

House Democrats to Seek Increase in Pell Grant

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim and Ya-Marie Sesay | May 15, 2017
House Democrats on Monday said they plan to seek an increase in the Pell Grant to make college [...] Read more

HBCU Scholars Get a Boost

by Catherine Morris | April 5, 2017
While ETS is more widely known for providing exams, its philanthropic arm is working quietly to [...] Read more

Immigrant tuition break gaining support in Tennessee

by Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press | April 4, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A push to offer in-state college tuition rates to students whose parents [...] Read more

Low-Income Students are Vulnerable in a Shifting College Access Landscape

by Marcus Bright | April 3, 2017
The removal of previous gains and the erosion of certain channels of access through various mea [...] Read more

Paul Quinn Becomes 1st HBCU to Gain Work College Designation

by Catherine Morris | March 20, 2017
Two years after embracing the work college model, Paul Quinn College officially will join the r [...] Read more

Julián Castro: Higher Ed Needs to ‘Step Up’ to Political Challenges

by Catherine Morris | March 14, 2017
Given the current climate, higher education leaders have a responsibility to speak up for the i [...] Read more

California Lawmakers Announce Plan to Reduce Student Debt

by Sophia Bollag, Associated Press | March 13, 2017
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Assembly Democrats on Monday proposed an extensive expansion of financia [...] Read more