Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 2:57pm
The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency is advising all state grant applicants who have suffered severe casualty losses as a result of Hurricane Sandy - regardless of their prior eligibility determination - to complete and submit a Casualty Loss Form for possible reconsideration of their state grant award eligibility.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/13/2012 - 12:54pm
Montana State University was recently awarded a grant of nearly $80,000 from the Montana Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education to institute a financial literacy program.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Fri, 11/09/2012 - 4:10pm
Sylvie T. Hangen has been appointed the first director of financial aid of the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University (Conn).
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 11/06/2012 - 11:28am
2013 Annual Conference
January 27–30, 2013
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 12:55pm
This book, You're the Director: A Guide to Leadership in Student Financial Aid, released in July, is an anthology, written by financial aid professionals for financial aid professionals. It's packed with guidance on leadership concepts, long-term planning, change management, budgeting, and so much more.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 12:47pm
The Student Financial Services (SFS) Benchmarking Initiative, sponsored by Tuition Management Systems, examines student financial services operations at a variety of institutions, including unpaid balances, accounts in collections, payment channels, refund payment methods, third-party billing, staff positions and training hours, and financial services operating budget per FTE student.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 11/05/2012 - 11:50am
In his 2010 State of the Union address, President Obama argued that high college tuition was an untenable burden for the middle class, and that by reducing payments to 10 percent of a borrower's income and providing loan forgiveness after 20 years of payments, lawmakers could provide borrowers with relief. This report examines changes to income-based repayment for federal student loans.