Students consider financial aid to be the most critical service to their educational experience – and many want more personalized interaction with their financial aid administrators, according to a new report. For “How Can Improved College Services Better Retain Students,” consulting firm The Parthenon Group surveyed college students and institutional admini […]
"The White House on Friday postponed a meeting with an estimated 140 college leaders that had been scheduled for this week, according to notices administration officials distributed to invited participants," Inside Higher Ed reports.
"The two youngest members of the U.S. Senate are co-sponsoring a bill aimed at lowering college costs that includes withholding federal funds from schools that don’t meet affordability and quality standards," The Associated Press reports.
"Former U.S. homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano, two months into her new job as president of the University of California system, expressed skepticism Friday about the workability of a college rating system the Obama administration is developing," The Washington Post reports.