Posts tagged: Student Debt - Diverse


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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, studentaid.gov, with severa [...] Read more

Warren Aims to End Student Debt, If Elected

by | January 15, 2020
If elected president, Senator Elizabeth Warren plans to forgive existing student loan debt on h [...] Read more

Survey Reveals How Far Americans Would Go To Erase Their Student Debt

by | January 14, 2020
With the levels of student debt on the rise, LendEDU recently conducted a survey to see just ho [...] Read more

Education Trust Addresses Black Student Debt Crisis at D.C. Briefing

by | September 26, 2019
There is a debt crisis among African-American students on college and university campuses. Acco [...] Read more

Lawmakers Introduce Legislation Cancelling Student Loan Debt

| July 23, 2019
Up to $50,000 in student loan debt will be cancelled for 42 million Americans under a bill intr [...] Read more

The Wind is at My Back

by Norm Jones | May 22, 2019
As a Morehouse College alumnus, I have been intrigued by the varied reactions to Robert Smith [...] Read more

WUSTL School of Medicine Pledges $100M in Scholarship Funding

by | April 17, 2019
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis has pledged to provide $100 million in sc [...] Read more
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