Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:23am
Student debt being the concern that it is, Phil Schuman was pleasantly surprised to discover that students at Indiana University—where he serves as director of financial literacy—were interested in learning more about their finances. But they weren’t discussing money with their friends.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:53am
Until five years ago, Eastern Kentucky University students with questions about college life had to schlep all over campus to various departments for help. Have a roommate issue? Go to housing. Need help with financial aid? Head to the scholarship office. Falling behind in calculus? Traipse over to the math department.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:51am
The size of the freshman class at the University of South Carolina has doubled in the last 10 years, from 2,500 to 5,000-plus, making it increasingly more challenging for students to develop one-on-one relationships with faculty and staff.
Submitted by Matt Zalaznick on Tue, 03/17/2015 - 10:36am
As if limited resources didn’t make advising tough enough, LDS Business College in Utah discovered that students were seeking services even before they set foot on campus.