Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 2:58pm
More than 500 colleges and universities, enrolling more than 2.5 million undergraduate students (thirteen percent of all undergrads), have committed to adopting the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet during the 2013-2014 school year. The adoption of the Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a big win for students already attending these institutions and those who are considering enrolling.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/11/2012 - 12:36pm
A new version of the income-based federal student loan repayment program that's more favorable to many borrowers will go into effect starting Dec. 21, according to regulations scheduled for publication Friday.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Wed, 12/05/2012 - 2:43pm
The role of the Financial Aid Officer is to ensure that the students are properly funded, packaged, and prepared to start each semester.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 2:06pm
Schools can learn more about their three-year student loan cohort default rates by: understanding the default rate calculation, anticipating default rate implications, assembling the right team of stakeholders to address default rates, examining and understanding borrower characteristics and creating and implementing the best plan of action.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Tue, 12/04/2012 - 11:12am
As we come to the close of the year, and of budgets for many, University Business’ Winter 2012 Models of Efficiency honorees offer up excellent examples of ways in which colleges and universities can save money and reduce their bottom line. From automation to consolidation to going digital, these nine winners provide a series of successful ideas that can help with evaluating, planning, and squeezing more out of next year’s budgets.
Submitted by Lynn Russo Whylly on Mon, 12/03/2012 - 4:08pm
University Business has covered several critical finance-related topics and trends over the last 12 months. From tuition to student aid to endowments and fundraising, here, we’ve pulled together what we feel are the 10 hottest or most critical finance-related topics covered by UB during the year.