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The New York Times

Higher Ed’s Low Moment - Op-Ed

Higher Ed’s Low Moment - Op-Ed

January 02, 2018

Frank Bruni writes: Its tumble from grace came into sharp focus in 2017, so the end of this year is a fitting moment to examine what happened and how to fix it. Repair is imperative, because the continued competitiveness of the American economy depends on the skills of our work force, the intellectual nimbleness of our citizens, the boldness of our scientific research and the genius of our inventions. Our colleges and universities are central to that. When they lose support, we all lose.
Frank Bruni writes: Its tumble from grace came into sharp focus in 2017, so the end of this year is a fitting moment to examine what happened and how to fix it. Repair is imperative, because the continued competitiveness of the American economy depends on the skills of our work force, the intellectual nimbleness of our citizens, the boldness of our scientific research and the genius of our inventions. Our colleges and universities are central to that. When they lose support, we all lose.

January 02, 2018

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The Buffalo News, NY

Cuomo Proposes Reforms to Aid Students Taking Out Loans

Cuomo Proposes Reforms to Aid Students Taking Out Loans

January 02, 2018

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a series of reforms aimed at helping students navigate loans for college. Cuomo also vowed to put new protections in place to ensure that those who take out student loans are treated fairly by banking institutions.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a series of reforms aimed at helping students navigate loans for college. Cuomo also vowed to put new protections in place to ensure that those who take out student loans are treated fairly by banking institutions.

January 02, 2018

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The Washington Post

Dozens More Selective Colleges Join Pledge to Add Lower-Income Students

Dozens More Selective Colleges Join Pledge to Add Lower-Income Stud...

January 02, 2018

Dozens more selective colleges and universities have joined a pact to recruit more students from low-to-moderate income families, nearly tripling the total that launched the effort a year ago.
Dozens more selective colleges and universities have joined a pact to recruit more students from low-to-moderate income families, nearly tripling the total that launched the effort a year ago.

January 02, 2018

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Politico

Trump Talked Tough but Hasn’t Reined in College Tuition

Trump Talked Tough but Hasn’t Reined in College Tuition

January 02, 2018

Rather than press universities on affordability, he has sought to tax them and promote alternative paths for students.
Rather than press universities on affordability, he has sought to tax them and promote alternative paths for students.

January 02, 2018

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The Wall Street Journal

Tax-Law Spat Over a Kentucky College Prompts Charges of Favoritism

Tax-Law Spat Over a Kentucky College Prompts Charges of Favoritism

January 02, 2018

Democrats, however, accuse Mr. McConnell of favoring a school in his home state while ignoring the fact the new law, by taxing large university endowments, damages numerous other schools that also subsidize poorer students.
Democrats, however, accuse Mr. McConnell of favoring a school in his home state while ignoring the fact the new law, by taxing large university endowments, damages numerous other schools that also subsidize poorer students.

January 02, 2018

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