News

  • Let’s end the craziness of college admissions

    • The Washington Post
    • 01/20/2017

    The worry of parents about college admissions too often results in them pushing their kids to do more and do better, and later on contributes in part to higher levels of anxiety now found in college students, no matter where they end up going.

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  • Uneven Access, Equal Success

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/19/2017

    Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

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  • Some Colleges Have More Students From the Top 1 Percent Than the Bottom 60. Find Yours.

    • The New York Times
    • 01/18/2017

    Students at elite colleges are even richer than experts realized, according to a new study based on millions of anonymous tax filings and tuition records.

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  • Student Loan Collector Cheated Millions, Lawsuits Say

    • The New York Times
    • 01/18/2017

    Navient, the nation’s largest servicer of student loans, has for years misled borrowers and made serious mistakes at nearly every step of the collections process, illegally driving up loan repayment costs for millions of borrowers, according to lawsuits filed on Wednesday by a federal regulator...

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  • College-Business Partnerships Can Solve The Higher Education Affordability Crisis

    • Forbes
    • 01/17/2017

    A handful of innovative colleges are teaming up with employers like Starbucks and Chipotle to support working students, lowering college cost, accelerating time to completion and reducing the opportunity cost of going back to school.

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  • Dear Betsy

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/17/2017

    Policy experts, academics, advocates and college administrators ask questions they hope to see answered in today's confirmation hearing for Betsy DeVos, the Trump administration’s education secretary nominee.

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  • The Sanctuary University Issue Is Not Going Away

    • Paste Magazine
    • 01/06/2017

    The wave of protests and petitions at over a hundred campuses across the country was inspired by already existing sanctuary churches and cities like New York and San Francisco, where local law enforcement do not prosecute individuals solely for violating federal immigration law.

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  • What Happens if Free Tuition Comes to Campus?

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/05/2017

    Presidents of public institutions in New York say they welcome Governor Cuomo's plan and could find ways to enroll many more. But they still have questions.

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  • Unintended Consequences

    • Inside Higher Ed
    • 01/04/2017

    Months into the first year of an early FAFSA campaign, some campus financial aid offices are forced to sort out discrepancies arising from switch to prior-prior year income data.

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  • Cuomo Proposes Free Tuition at New York State Colleges for Eligible Students

    • The New York Times
    • 01/03/2017

    Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo seized on a potent issue that energized younger Democrats during the presidential race, pledging on Tuesday to cover tuition costs at state colleges for hundreds of thousands of middle-and low-income New Yorkers.

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