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Higher Ed Organization Leaders to Form Task Force to Address Financial Aid Confusion

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Ted Mitchell Higher ed institutions often use different terminology and guidelines when providing financial aid information. The “Paying for College Transparency Initiative” seeks to improve clarity, accuracy, and consistency of student financial aid offers.

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New Data Reveal More Must Be Done for Equity in Higher Ed

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college, university, and technical and vocational institutions eligible to participate in any of the Title IV federal student financial aid programs. Cardona said the results of the data collection show that institutions must do more to raise the bar for student success and equitable outcomes.

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LETHERIO ZEIGLER

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Letherio Zeigler Letherio Zeigler has been named financial aid director at Savannah Technical College in Georgia. He served as director of student financial aid at Mississippi Valley State University.

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Higher Ed Institutions Garner $58B Through Philanthropy in FY23

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The survey found that much of the endowed support was targeted by donors to fund student financial aid, academic divisions, and faculty and staff compensation. That is more than double these gifts’ weight in 2022, when seven such contributions accounted for 1.8% of the total.

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St. Augustine's University Placed on Probation

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According to the school, student financial aid will not be affected. . While we are disappointed with the decision made by the SASCOC Board, we are not discouraged; the entire SAU community has renewed our commitment to fulfill our vision and stay the course to complete our mission.”

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A Return to the ‘Normal-Normal’: Colleges Ready to Adjust to End of Pandemic Emergencies

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Jill Desjean, senior policy analyst, National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators “These waivers have been in place for three years, so schools have been really used to them,” said Jill Desjean, a senior policy analyst with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.

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Looming U.S. Debt Ceiling Limit Presents Concerns for Higher Ed

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“Unfortunately, in the last several years, colleges and universities and financial aid offices have gotten used to a political game of chicken in Washington, D.C., Colleges are hoping that a potential default would be short and have a limited effect on students, given that aid is mostly distributed in the fall or winter.