In a newly released report, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities finds that a decade after the Great Recession hit, state spending on public colleges and universities remains well below historical levels.
The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association recently released their annual State Higher Education Finance report for fiscal year 2017. It found that for the first time, public institutions in most states depend on tuition over appropriations.
Southern New Hampshire University is one of the latest higher education institutions to dedicate resources toward helping undocumented students, by promising to provide 1,000 students protected under DACA with full scholarships to pursue bachelor’s or associate’s degrees over the next five years.
A report released by the Century Foundation categorizes and investigates different choices in designing Promise programs in different states, along with challenges and opportunities created by each choice.
ACE Senior Vice President for Government Relations and Public Affairs Terry Hartle sat down with Purdue University President Mitch Daniels to talk about some of the economic and policy issues facing higher education—from student debt and rising tuition costs to the value of higher education, among others.
Demos, a New York-based public policy think tank, released a report focusing on the affordability and funding issues in public colleges across the 50 states, and among racially diverse college student populations.
The University of Northern Iowa has decreased student debt upon graduation by an average of $3,300 per borrower since 2010. President Mark Nook discusses the cornerstone of that success—Live Like a Student, the university’s counseling and financial literacy program.