Government Regulations

Grants: The Easy Way Isn't Always Best

Why grant money requires careful handling

Unity Seen on Higher Ed Policy

Obama, Democratic Congress, on Same Track

With the inauguration of Sen. Barack Obama as President in January and an increase in the Democratic majority in Congress, the higher education community probably can look forward to unified positions on policy issues ranging from student aid to the role community colleges and other institutions play in building the country’s workforce.

An Act Worth Balancing

Privacy and safety on today's college campuses

HEOA and the Life of an Aid Officer

What the impact of this new legislation will be for financial aid offices

HEA Finally Gains Reauthorization

Concerns over reporting requirements one major reaction

AT LAST--AFTER SIX YEARS, three Congresses, and 14 extensions of the existing law, the House and Senate finally agreed to legislation reauthorizing the Higher Education Act, and in August President George W. Bush signed it.

Maximizing Financial Aid for Veterans

What administrators can do to help veterans take advantage of education benefits

BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN new veteran education benefits will be available next year. The challenge is getting veterans to take advantage of all the benefits available to them.

Kennedy's Illness Impacts HEA

Conference draft report raises educators' concerns

Aid Directors: Are You Ready For The Summer?

Is there a crisis looming in the student loan industry? Are we in the midst of one already? Depending on what you read, the answer is both "yes" and "no."

Are Loyalty Oaths Really Necessary?


Access to Student Loans Protected

Congress and the White House act in the wake of the credit crunch