Posts tagged: Financial Aid - Diverse

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

Diverse Conversations: Affordability Biggest Key to College Access

by Matthew Lynch | February 21, 2017
What does it actually take to make higher education accessible to a larger portion of the popul [...] Read more

Smith College Raises Possible Record $486M

by Associated Press |
NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — A private liberal arts college for women says the Massachusetts school h [...] Read more

Report: Financial Pressure Swamping Community College Students

by Catherine Morris |
Despite relatively low costs, a Center for Community College Student Engagement report found th [...] Read more

Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

by Catherine Morris | February 9, 2017
The result of privileging LSAT scores through merit-based scholarships is what some call a “r [...] Read more

Ground-level Support Helps Solve FAFSA ‘Riddle’

by Catherine Morris | February 8, 2017
Until the FAFSA sees a dramatic overhaul, the best and perhaps only answer to addressing some o [...] Read more

$5M Lawsuit Lodged Against For-profit Nursing School

by Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press | January 25, 2017
PORTLAND, Maine — Aspiring registered nurse Stephanie Kourembanas says she first heard of for [...] Read more

University of California System Proposes First Tuition Increase in 6 Years

by Associated Press | January 5, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO — Undergraduate students at the University of California may face a tuition inc [...] Read more