Tag: college

Education, Industries

77% of adults think it would be hard to pay for college, according to survey

October 12, 2022

Via: Education Dive

The new polling adds data points about a long-standing concern for college leaders: whether the public views higher education as affordable and worthwhile. That question has been even more important since President Joe Biden announced a wide-ranging federal student loan […]

Education, Industries

Are no-interest loans a simple fix to the student debt crisis?

August 23, 2022

Via: Education Dive

President Joe Biden continues to mull over possible variations of wide-scale student loan forgiveness, including one plan from the U.S. Department of Education that reportedly could cover several million borrowers. That would make good on a campaign pledge Biden made […]

Education, Industries

Lowe’s joins in on debt-free college trend

May 17, 2022

Via: Education Dive

A few weeks before the Guild announcement, Lowe’s committed $9 million towards education of historically marginalized students to provide pathways to employment at Lowe’s. The construction vendor allocated the funds to the Charlotte Talent Initiative at Queens University’s business school, […]

Education, Industries

A decade after enrolling, 60% of college students earn more than high school graduates

February 16, 2022

Via: Education Dive

Interest in colleges’ return on investment runs high because it is a key selling point for higher ed in an era of high tuition prices, substantial tuition discounts and concerns about student debt. Georgetown CEW has been working to explore […]

Education, Industries

Top-ranked colleges illegally conspire to limit financial aid offers, lawsuit alleges

January 10, 2022

Via: Education Dive

All 16 universities named in the lawsuit are current or former members of the 568 Presidents Group, a group formed in 1998 by more than two dozen college leaders to collaborate on a need-based financial aid system. The name references […]

Education, Industries

Colleges Are Cutting Tuition, but You May Not Pay Less

August 9, 2019

Via: The New York Times

Sunshine Anderson was at Mills College’s annual welcoming ceremony in 2017 when the liberal arts college revealed its big news: It was slashing its tuition by more than a third. Elated, the history major, who is now a senior, immediately […]

Financial Services

Financial aid gatekeepers may be getting new gates of their own

November 6, 2015

Via: itCurated

Source photo Earlier this summer, a video about college accreditors went viral — or at least as viral as a video on an obscure higher education policy topic can go. In the video, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) grills Albert Gray, […]