Posts tagged: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos - Diverse
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Outgoing TMCF Leader Says HBCUs Must Boost Enrollment, Finances

by | December 3, 2017 For Johnny Taylor, this sums up the struggle of HBCUs: “The market shifted, and you are econo Read more

Study: Over Half of For-profit Students Defaulted on Loans

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | October 5, 2017
WASHINGTON  — Students who attended for-profit colleges were twice as likely or more to defa [...] Read more

McCaskill Asks to Speak With Trump About Campus Sexual Assault

by Associated Press | October 2, 2017
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri Sen. Claire McCaskill wants to speak with President Donald Tru [...] Read more

Student Loan Default Rate Rises Slightly

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 27, 2017
The portion of students defaulting on their federal student loans inched up 11.3 to 11.5 percen [...] Read more

U.S. Appeals Court Agrees That University of Cincinnati Can’t Suspend Student Accused of Sexual Assault

by Dan Sewell, Associated Press | September 25, 2017
A federal appeals court panel Monday upheld blocking a university's suspension of a male studen [...] Read more

Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 19, 2017
The regulatory changes being pursued by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the student [...] Read more

Action on Student Loan Forgiveness Delayed as Rules Revised

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | September 13, 2017
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of former students who say they were swindled by for-profit co [...] Read more

Another DeVos Commencement Invitation Meets Resistance

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 11, 2017
Days after University of Baltimore President Kurt L. Schmoke announced that U.S. Secretary of E [...] Read more

DeVos to Overhaul Title IX Guidance on Campus Sexual Assaults

by Catherine Morris | September 7, 2017
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said that existing federal guidelines on campus sexual assault [...] Read more

DeVos Met With Experts Before Postponing HBCU Week Conference

by Gia Savage | September 5, 2017
Prior to last Friday’s announcement of the postponement of the annual White House Initiative [...] Read more

DeVos Hires Former DeVry Official to Lead Enforcement Unit

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 30, 2017
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos’ decision to appoint a new chief enforcement officer [...] Read more

Education Department Issues New Round of Upward Bound Awards

by Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press | August 24, 2017
These Upward Bound awards, which aid low-income students who aspire to attend college, are goin [...] Read more

Lawmakers Press Justice Dept. on Intentions Regarding Higher Ed Inclusion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 21, 2017
Several Democratic lawmakers are pressing the Trump administration for clarity on the question [...] Read more

Department of Education Scrapping Plan for Single Student Loan Servicer

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | August 1, 2017
The U.S. Department of Education announced late Tuesday that it was reversing course on its pla [...] Read more

Experts: So Far, DeVos’ Steps Headed Backward

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 17, 2017
As the administration of President Donald J. Trump reaches the six-month mark, some critical ob [...] Read more