Posts tagged: Student Debt - Diverse

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Virginia Union University Gives $6.35 Million to Help Students Pay Off School Debt

by | June 8, 2021 Virginia Union University gave more than $6.35 million to help 1,344 students pay off school de Read more

NAACP Calls on Biden Administration to Cancel Student Debt

by | June 4, 2021
The NAACP—the nation’s oldest civil rights organization—is stepping up its efforts to pre [...] Read more

Conference Spotlights Future Higher Education Challenges

by | June 1, 2021
Hosted by Georgetown University, the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities’ 2021 Co [...] Read more

Wilberforce University Forgives $375,000 in Student Debt and Fines 2020 and 2021 Graduates

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Wilberforce University announced during spring graduation that it is clearing $375,000 in debt [...] Read more

As Lawmakers and the Biden Administration Debate Student Loan Relief, Borrowers Continue to Struggle

by Katti Gray | May 25, 2021
The Student Debt Crisis’ #CancelStudentDebt campaign urges a far-reaching initiative that inv [...] Read more

New Poll Data Puts Biden At Odds with Most Americans on Student Loan Forgiveness

by Peter Hanson and Georgia Rawhouser-Mylet | May 17, 2021
President Joe Biden’s ambitious new plan to expand access to higher education has a key mis [...] Read more

Virtual Panel Urges Student Debt Cancellation, Calling it a Racial Justice Issue Too

by | December 10, 2020
Cancelling student debt isn’t just an economic issue but a racial justice one too, argued hig [...] Read more

New Initiative Looks to Reduce Student Debt at Select HBCUs

by | November 23, 2020
The Student Freedom Initiative has announced a partnership with nine Historically Black College [...] Read more

Gallup Survey Finds NCAA Student-Athletes Score High in ‘Wellbeing’

by Pearl Stewart | June 24, 2020
Former college students with bachelor’s degrees who competed in NCAA sports were more likely [...] Read more

Black Billionaire Starts Program to Ease Student Debt at 11 HBCUs

| June 23, 2020
Robert F. Smith, whom Forbes calls the wealthiest Black person in the U.S., is set to launch an [...] Read more

Trump Vetoes Move to Ease Loan Forgiveness for Defrauded Students

by | May 31, 2020
President Donald Trump late on Friday vetoed a resolution that would have made it easier for st [...] Read more

Report Gauges Support for Student Loan Forgiveness Across Political Lines

by | April 2, 2020
The combination of a coronavirus-halted economy, an upcoming election and an ever-mounting stud [...] Read more

Higher Ed Groups: $14 Billion for Colleges, Universities in Stimulus Package Insufficient

by | March 26, 2020
Higher education groups aren’t happy with the $14 billion earmarked for colleges and universi [...] Read more

Senate Democrats Propose Cancelling $10,000 in Debt for All Federal Student Borrowers Amid Coronavirus Crisis

by | March 19, 2020
Senate Democrats on Thursday called for “a minimum” of $10,000 in student loan relief for a [...] Read more

Education Department Upgrades Website to Better Explain Student Loan Information

by | February 25, 2020
The U.S. Education Department has upgraded its student aid website,, with severa [...] Read more
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