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When developed and executed with best practices in mind, student financial responsibility agreements protect institutions legally and financially. Here are considerations for implementing effective agreements.
Renu Khator has made the University of Houston a Tier 1 research institution and completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign, while reversing low-graduation rates, planning a medical school and recommitting to athletic programs.
One in 10 college students think credit cards are free money, and 14% say they’d rather miss a credit card payment than a party, according to a recent survey of college students by Wallethub, a financial advising website.
New law in Pennsylvania increases college access—and provides tuition waivers—for students aging out of foster care. Elsewhere, scholarship programs and other philanthropic efforts are helping these students transition successfully to higher ed.
Data from a recent study links certain college majors to higher levels of loan debt, and another report reveals students’ unrealistic salary expectations. These findings could prompt campus administrators to expand career counseling services and publish more extensive employment data.
Campus teams responsible for teaching students about financial literacy—and improving cohort default rates—are getting support through financial wellness training and certification programs.
A quick resource guide on how careful handling of delinquent student accounts can positively impact student success
Is the dream gift for Morehouse College’s 2019 graduating class a nightmare for the financial aid office?
The new generation of students has significantly different expectations for their college experience, including how they expect to pay tuition. It is vital that institutions begin changing their approach to […]
How can colleges and universities support students and families in balancing college cost pressures with making a proactive and informed college choice that creates lifelong value?
As a society, we have succeeded in communicating the economic payoff that a college education can offer. At present, the value of lifetime earnings for a person with a bachelor’s […]
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