22 août 2016

Risks of Risk Sharing

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As bipartisan consensus emerges in Congress that colleges should share the burden of students who can't repay loans or find jobs, higher ed leaders consider how such a plan would work and whether it would discourage them from educating the disadvantaged. Read more...

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One in 5 Undergrads Do Not Seek Financial Aid

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. One-fifth of undergraduates did not apply for any financial aid during the 2011-12 academic year -- typically because they thought they could afford college without it or did not believe they would qualify, according to a report from the U.S. Education Department's National Center for Education Statistics. Read more...

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Student Debt Correlates With 'Negative Wealth'

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. New York Federal Reserve analysis finds that student loan debt contributes both to high levels of negative wealth and to income inequality. But financial aid experts say analysis misses some shadings. Read more...

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Survey Finds Broad Support for Free College

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Sixty-two percent of all Americans support free tuition at public colleges and universities, according to a survey released Monday by Bankrate.com. Among millennials surveyed, support was even higher, with 77 percent backing free tuition. Read more...

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Staking Out Sides on Student Debt Discharge

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Department of Education receives thousands of comments on proposed regulations for discharge of federal loans when colleges have defrauded students. Read more...

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Pushing for Free

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. After taking a backseat to debate over free tuition at four-year public colleges, free community college advocates see chance to build momentum. Read more...

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Amazon's New Market? Student Loans

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The online retail giant's promise to provide "discounted" student loans through a new partnership with Wells Fargo elicits concerns from consumer advocates about possible duping of students. Read more...

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New Guidelines on Loan Servicing

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Education Department's 56-page memo details new guidelines for student loan servicers. Read more...

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Treasury Finds Limited Success in Default Collection Pilot

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. Earlier this month, the Treasury Department announced in a blog post on its site that in a pilot program to collect defaulted federal student loans, it had lower collection levels than private collection companies. Read more...

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Building a Common Technology Vision

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. The most effective IT leaders solve institutional problems, not simply IT problems. Their success relies on a shared understanding with institutional leaders on how technology can advance the institutional mission. More...

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