Posts tagged: Federal Programs - Diverse


Budget Board Approves $6M Loan to South Carolina State University

by Seanna Adcox, Associated Press | April 30, 2014
The loan is to keep the financially battered HBCU afloat for the rest of the school year, but h [...] Read more

U.S. Sen. Warren: Let Students Refinance Their Loans

by Associated Press | January 22, 2014
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to file a bill to let students refinance their old loans [...] Read more

Study Urges Tough Measures for Parent PLUS Loan Requirements

by Ronald Roach | January 8, 2014
A new report released by the New America Foundation urges reforms to ensure that the Parent PL [...] Read more

Report: Student Loan Woes Mirror Mortgage Problems

by Jon Marcus, Hechinger Report | October 16, 2013
Complaints about the way financing companies are handling student loans are similar to those of [...] Read more

Judge: 3 Penn State Officials Must Stand Trial

by Marc Levy, Associated Press | July 30, 2013
The ex-president and two former top school administrators were ordered to stand trial on charge [...] Read more

How the Student Loan Interest Rate Hike Will Affect You

by Cecillia Barr | July 1, 2013
Total student loan debt in the USA now hovers above $1 trillion, exceeding total credit card de [...] Read more

Georgia College Sues Tennessee Agency Over Billboard

by Associated Press | May 14, 2013
A private college in northwest Georgia is suing Tennessee’s higher education commission in a [...] Read more

In Era of Accountability, Let’s Use Proper Evaluations

by Arnold L. Mitchem | April 15, 2013
Periodically, we will share Letters to the Editor that we feel will further shed light on the c [...] Read more

Research Can Pay Off for Students When It Comes to Loan Repayment

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 3, 2013
Experts say that when it comes to federal student loans, repayment options are expanding and be [...] Read more

New Pell Grant Restrictions Lower Enrollment

by Associated Press | January 10, 2013
New regulations enacted by Congress in June have stripped Pell Grant eligibility from nearly 3, [...] Read more

Group Files Department of Education Complaint on U.Va.’s ‘Warning’

by Steve Szkotak, Associated Press | January 1, 2013
A group representing trustees and alumni from colleges around the country is seeking an investi [...] Read more

Embattled St. John’s Dean Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

by Colleen Long, Associated Press | November 7, 2012
A disgraced dean of St. John's University accused of using students as personal servants was fo [...] Read more

Professor Said University of Iowa Retaliated Against Him for Testimony

by Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press | October 19, 2012
A University of Iowa law professor who testified on behalf of a conservative colleague alleging [...] Read more

New Data Show Many Students Struggling to Repay Loans

by Charles Dervarics | October 1, 2012
More than 13 percent of student loan borrowers are defaulting on their loans during the first t [...] Read more

Disaggregation Key to Fighting ‘Model Minority’ Myth for Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | October 31, 2011
New report focuses on topics that range from the toxic hazards faced by large numbers of Vietna [...] Read more