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Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting

Posted on September 20 2017

Every U.S. president since Jimmy Carter has pledged commitment to historically black colleges, or HBCUs. And just about every year, HBCU leaders gather in Washington D.C., to lobby Congress and th...

Is There A 'Better Way' To Handle Campus Sexual Assault?

Posted on September 20 2017

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos insisted about 10 times during her recent policy address that there's a "better way" for colleges handle campus sexual assault. Now, as of...

Mixed Reactions to New Head of HBCU Initiative

Posted on September 19 2017

President Trump's pick to lead the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities fits the mold of many of the administration's key appointments. Like many administ...

The Education Department Will Allow Two Large For-Profit Colleges To Become Nonprofits

Posted on September 19 2017

The Education Department has offered its stamp of approval for the controversial sale of two massive for-profit colleges, Kaplan University and the Art Institutes, according to emails obtained by B...

Prior-Prior's Payoff

Posted on September 18 2017

Changes made last year to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid led to new behaviors both intended and unintended by students and colleges and universities, according to survey results and o...

Support for State Free Tuition Programs Grows

Posted on September 18 2017

A new poll from the Campaign for Free College Tuition shows support continues to increase for free college tuition programs that benefit academically qualified students. Support for tuit...

The End of 'Freshman'

Posted on September 18 2017

Yale University will discontinue the terms "freshman" and "upperclassman" in its official documents, joining a widespread trend among institutions. Yale publications ...

Increasingly, foreign students are choosing Canada over US

Posted on September 16 2017

Melanie Backal grew up in the bustling capital city of Bogota, Colombia, but for college she wanted to try something new. Her parents told her she would have a chance at a better future if she went...

VA Seeks Broad Waiver of Rule Barring Payments From For-Profit Colleges

Posted on September 15 2017

The Department of Veterans Affairs intends to grant employees a waiver of a rule barring receipt of salary or other benefits from for-profit colleges. The proposed regulation was published&nb...

Senators to Introduce Bipartisan Perkins Extension

Posted on September 15 2017

A bipartisan group of senators will today introduce legislation that would extend the Perkins Loan program, which is set to expire Sept. 30, for another two years. Senators Tammy Ba...