Just as students were headed back to campuses in southeastern Texas in late August, Hurricane Harvey struck.
As the term “free college” draws applicants and ever-more media attention, states, cities and colleges are learning the realities of these large-scale aid programs.
Students and faculty at 10 colleges and universities will work with surrounding communities to improve race relations, social justice and tolerance.
Reducing student financial aid packages based on scholarship funding from outside sources, a common practice, will no longer happen at public colleges in Maryland.
With the specter of a federal crackdown on illegal immigration looming, higher ed institutions are finding ways to better serve undocumented students, and also protect their identities.