Posts tagged: Funding - Diverse

Congressional Committee Directs Ire at Runcie

by Catherine Morris | May 25, 2017
James Runcie’s resignation as chief operating officer of the Office of Federal Student Aid wa [...] Read more

Federal Student Aid Boss Runcie Resigns

by Catherine Morris | May 24, 2017
James Runcie, who led the Office of Federal Student Aid for the past seven years as chief opera [...] Read more

Wilberforce University Announces Layoffs, Pay Cuts to Handle Debt

by Associated Press |
WILBERFORCE, Ohio — One of the country’s oldest historically Black private colleges is layi [...] 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

Experts: Trump Budget a Crushing Blow to Low-income Students

by A.K. Brunini |
Higher education experts were reeling amid the release of President Donald Trump’s newly rele [...] Read more

Lincoln University Plans to Cut 48 Jobs, Reduce Salaries

by Associated Press |
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Lincoln University in Jefferson City plans to cut 48 jobs and reduce sa [...] Read more

Film Producer, Parents Donate $25M to St. Lawrence University

by Associated Press | May 22, 2017
CANTON, N.Y. — A private college in northern New York has received a $25 million donation fro [...] Read more

Swygert: Loan Servicing Change Could Rock HBCUs

by Reginald Stuart | May 21, 2017
Any wrong turn, albeit well intentioned, could further jeopardize the fragile state of HBCUs, D [...] Read more

Department of Education Seeking Single Servicer for Student Loans

by Catherine Morris |
The Department of Education announced on Friday that it would offer a contract to a single serv [...] Read more

Leaders of Minority-Serving Institutions Ask Congress to Bolster Pell Grant

by Catherine Morris and Monica Levitan | May 17, 2017
The presidents and chancellors of 10 minority-serving institutions called on members of Congres [...] Read more

University of Missouri to Cut 400 Positions Amid Budget Woes

by Associated Press | May 16, 2017
COLUMBIA, Mo. — The University of Missouri expects to cut 400 positions amid enrollment drops [...] Read more

Raimondo Says She’s Willing to Scale Back Free Tuition Plan

by Matt O’Brien, Associated Press |
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Gov. Gina Raimondo said Tuesday she might have to scale back her plan to p [...] 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

Protesting Students in Puerto Rico Committed to Saving Higher Ed Access

by Catherine Morris |
Students on strike in the University of Puerto Rico system have settled in for the long haul as [...] Read more