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Sorenson Gives $3M To Westminster To Expand Arts Education

On Monday, Westminster College announced a $3 million gift from the Sorenson Legacy Foundation for a new position of endowed chair in arts education.

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Converge Consulting Releases Alumni Donor Motivation Study Findings in Partnership with CASE

Converge Consulting, a multi-channel marketing firm for fundraising professionals in higher education, is proud to release research findings pertaining to more than 50,000 alumni attitudes and motivations associated with donating to their higher education institutions. "Findings from the Field: The Donor Motivation Study in Practice" is the second in a series of white papers presented in alliance with the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE).

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UMass Boosts Student Financial Aid To $158M

The University of Massachusetts has announced that it is boosting financial aid for students by $25 million this academic year to a record high $158 million.

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Biden In Florida: Keep Tuition Low

The vice president spoke at Florida State University, pushing the president’s college affordability plan.

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Cal Grant Participation Connected To Default Rates

A little-known California law has dealt a blow to nearly half of the for-profit college campuses in the state, barring them from offering students a coveted Cal Grant this year.

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Student Aid Services Attracts 100 More Campuses Since October

678 Campuses Have Selected Company’s Advanced Calculators to Highlight Value and Affordability

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Ex-Chrysler Exec Gives Oakland U $21M

Stephan Sharf, a retired Chrysler executive, has given Oakland University $21 million, the largest single planned and cash gift from an individual in history, The Detroit News learned Monday.

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U of Maryland, Federal Officials Discuss Plans To Reduce College Costs

Plans to forgive loans for students who perform public service among items on the agenda

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Tuition Management Systems Announces A New Refund And Disbursement Management Product

Tuition Management Systems, LLC (TMS), a provider of education payment solutions for higher education and private K-12 schools, is excited to introduce its newest product addition - the Refund and Disbursement Management Solution (“TMS Refund Solution”). This new product expands the current roster of services that TMS has provided to the education industry for over 25 years, which include affordability counseling, comprehensive billing services, payment plans, funds disbursement, and payment processing.

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Student Loan Interest Rate Set To Go Up

President says rate could double if Congress fails to act

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