Posts tagged: Low-Income Students - Diverse

Study Spotlights Effective Strategies for Helping Low-Income Students Succeed

by Lois Elfman | February 14, 2018
A report from the Working Students Success Network (WSSN) describes some of the barriers that l [...] Read more

Blackburn College Offers Free Tuition for Low-income Students

by Associated Press | October 2, 2017
CARLINVILLE, Ill. — A liberal arts college in southern Illinois is offering free tuition to a [...] 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

Low-income, Minority Students Lag in High School Grad Rates

by Maria Danilova, Associated Press | May 3, 2017
  WASHINGTON — Despite rising national graduation rates, low-income and minority student [...] Read more

Brown University to Drop Fee for Low-income Applicants

by Associated Press | April 16, 2017
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Brown University will automatically waive the application fee for low-inco [...] Read more

Courtney McAnuff Steers Rutgers’ Commitment to Diversity

by Lois Elfman | October 18, 2016
Courtney McAnuff, vice president for enrollment management at Rutgers University, helped create [...] Read more

Proposed Legislation Seeks to Improve Access, Completion

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 21, 2016
Colleges and universities that enroll too few low-income students and those that have the worst [...] Read more

Illinois Gets $1.8M for Low-income Students Taking AP Tests

by Associated Press |
CHICAGO — Illinois will receive nearly $1.8 million to help low-income students take advanced [...] Read more

Brown University Making Headway on Diversity and Inclusion Plan

by Jamal Eric Watson | September 5, 2016
Several months after Brown University announced its ambitious plan to improve climate issues at [...] Read more

Open Educational Resources Paying Off for Some Colleges

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 27, 2016
A growing number of colleges are turning to open educational resources (OER) in an effort to re [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: 4 Predictions for College Diversity by 2020

by Matthew Lynch | July 25, 2016
The realm of higher education will most likely see four major changes before the end of the dec [...] Read more

Policy Analysts Propose ‘Rule of 10’ to Refocus on Students’ Financial Needs

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | July 12, 2016
Policy analysts unveiled a new paper Tuesday that espouses a “Rule of 10”in an effort to re [...] Read more

Texas A&M Offers Suit Rental for Students Seeking Jobs

by Associated Press | January 20, 2016
COLLEGE STATION, Texas ― Texas A&M University has opened a Career Closet to help students [...] Read more

Dartmouth Will Account for State Aid it Agreed to in 1800s

by Holly Ramer, Associated Press | January 19, 2016
CONCORD, N.H. ― Facing questions from a skeptical lawmaker, Dartmouth College has agreed to p [...] Read more

Advocates Want Public Benefits for Low-Income Students on Table

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | November 20, 2014
Supporters want to see public benefits extended to community college students as a way to boost [...] Read more
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