More and more American colleges and universities depend on foreign students to make sure their costs are low. But those students are increasingly going to other countries to study and the current political attitude towards immigrants is partly to blame.
Pay stubs of first-generation students match those of wealthier peers
Discrimination cannot be disguised as religious freedom
A small, somewhat pricey 50-year-old program in New York City proves to be an engine of social mobility, economists find
UPDATE: After months of debate, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester announced it is keeping its mascot, the Crusader. The small Catholic college has reaffirmed that students, athletes and alumni will continue to be known as Crusaders who fight for social justice. In the fall, Holy Cross President Rev. Philip Boroughs asked students… Read more »
In a blog post last month, I used newly-available data from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid to look at the amount of student loan dollars in income-driven repayment plans by amount of debt. In that post, I showed that students with more debt were far more likely to use IDR… Read more »
Over the last two years, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid has quietly released additional data on the federal government’s portfolio of nearly $1.4 trillion in student loans. I was on the FSA website today looking up the most recent data on Public Service Loan Forgiveness employment certification forms (up to… Read more »
Yesterday, I unveiled my fifth annual list of the top ten events in American higher education in 2017. Now it’s time for the annual list of the “not top ten” events—which are a mix of puzzling decisions and epic fails that leave most of us wondering what people were thinking. Enjoy the list—and send along… Read more »
It’s safe to say that 2017 has been one of the most fascinating years in the realm of higher education policy in a long while. With the Trump administration seeking to reverse many Obama-era policies and both states and the private sector taking bold actions, there has been no shortage of high-impact events over the… Read more »
The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Harvard prevented a free and fair election on forming a graduate student union, clearing a path for another vote.