19 avril 2018

Gen-Ed Revision Could Be Gen-Ed Reduction

HomeIn an era of record student debt and continuing retention challenges, it's worth asking whether we might find ways to cut general-education requirements by half, argues Zachary Michael Jack. More...

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15 avril 2018

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes : des prêts à taux 0 pour les commerçants et les artisans

Associations des Régions de France, toute l'actualité des régions.La Région signe un accord inédit avec la Banque populaire pour accompagner les TPE-PME et consolide un plan global de mesures en direction de l'artisanat et du commerce de proximité doté au total de 35 M€. Plus...

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14 avril 2018

Dealing with Legacy Debt in the Euro Area

66b94efa-f77d-49f2-9030-193b6047b0b1To strengthen the euro area’s resilience to crises and guarantee its sustainability, member states will need to agree on a model for the long term. More...

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12 avril 2018

College Loans Rise, Swamping Dreams

College Loans Rise, Swamping Dreams
When CDs were first released, the cost to produce an album was cut in half while the price to buy that album doubled almost overnight. Consumers have never forgotten, and now the record companies are reaping their wrath. More...

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31 mars 2018

How digital courseware can ease students’ financial worries

eCampus NewsMore than 20 million students are currently enrolled in a 4-year degree program, and 7 in 10 students will graduate with not just a degree, but with student loan debt, too. More...

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30 mars 2018

ED forgives $322M in loans to help HBCUs recover from hurricanes

University Business Magazine logoThe U.S. Education Department is granting full forgiveness of $322 million in loans made to four historically black colleges and universities that suffered damage after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita struck the Gulf Coast in 2005. More...

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American women hold two-thirds of all student debt—here's why

University Business Magazine logoAmericans collectively hold almost 1.5 trillion in student debt, but some students are shouldering more of the burden than others. According to the American Association of University Women (AAUW), women hold roughly two-thirds of all student debt in the nation. More...

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29 mars 2018

Well-established interlibrary loan partners

University Business Magazine logoBorrow Direct (borrowdirect.org) went live in 1999 after founding institutions Columbia, Penn and Yale partnered with the Research Libraries Group to develop the program for “Ivy Plus” institutions. More...

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28 mars 2018

'Debt for life': only 38% of students say tuition fees are good value

Just 38% of those surveyed either mostly or definitely agreed with the statement: “The tuition fees for my course represents/represented good value for money.” A larger proportion, 44%, mostly or definitely disagreed, and 8% said they neither agreed nor disagreed. More...

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26 mars 2018

Loan scheme will fund world-class research facilities

By Ranjit Devraj. An ambitious new initiative unveiled in India’s budget for the fiscal year 2018-19 will do away with annual grants for India’s top centrally-run higher education institutions, replacing them with repayable loans. More...

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