Financial Aid

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MSU Receives $80,000 to Launch Financial Literacy Program

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.

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University of Toledo Offers 'Innovative' Discounts Along With Freezes In Tuition, Living Costs

In a move called "innovative" by one higher-education official, the University of Toledo not only announced a freeze in academic and living costs but also added deep discounts to sweeten students' deals.

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Sylvie Hangen Quinnipiac U's New Dir. of Financial Aid

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).

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Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations

2013 Annual Conference
Ritz Carlton
Pentagon City
Arlington, Virginia
January 27–30, 2013

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A Guide to Leadership in Student Financial Aid

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.

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NACUBO Student Financial Services Benchmarking Study

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.

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Safety Net or Windfall?

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.

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U. Of Chicago Targets City Students

The University of Chicago pledged Monday to eliminate loans from the financial aid packages it offers incoming students from Chicago, the centerpiece of a new initiative aimed at helping high school students across the city succeed in college.

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Regents OK need-based grant for students at Iowa's universities

It might replace a controversial tuition-funded scholarship program

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Iowa Regents Eliminate Tuition Set-Aside; Create State Grant Program

The Iowa Board of Regents today approved the creation of a state grant, and the elimination of a controversial tuition-funded scholarship program.

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