News Tag: Financial Aid
Thursday, August 27, 2015
In a New York Times editorial, “Time to Fix the Fafsa,” the paper’s editorial board discusses efforts to simplify the process for applying for federal financial aid, noting Susan Dynarski’s proposals to eliminate most of the questions on the current Free Application for Federal Student Aid form.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
At its national conference in New Orleans, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) awarded the 2015 Robert P. Huff Golden Quill Award to Stephen L. DesJardins. The award is presented each year to an individual or individuals chosen for their contributions to the literature on student financial aid.
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Friday, August 10, 2012
Susan Dynarski comments on societal shifts in the funding of higher education in the Wall Street Journal
In an August 9, 2012, article, she says "The boomers are the first generation shifting the cost of college to their kids," both through increased student borrowing and reduced taxpayer support for higher education.
Friday, July 20, 2012
The topic of the hearing was education tax incentives and tax reform; Dynarski discussed financial aid effectiveness and reform. Video available, linked from our website.
Monday, July 02, 2012
She says we "need a more comprehensive discussion on purpose of federal financial aid and most effective use of dollars."
Monday, June 25, 2012
"There's never been a worse time not to be a college graduate."
Monday, June 11, 2012
Citing facts that, on average, college graduates earn more than non-college graduates and that the majority of college graduates have loans less than $25,000, Dynarski and her coauthor write that "borrowing for college is one of the best investments a young person can make."
Monday, September 19, 2011
Higher ed students and alumni discuss issues of access faced by non-traditional higher ed students (with video)
In an article in the latest issue of Michigan Alumnus and a related YouTube video, current and past CSHPE students talk about the barriers, possible solutions, and the resources of CSHPE and the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good.
Monday, April 18, 2011
In a letter, Dynarski and others suggest cost-saving revisions to the federal program that is designed to help low-income students afford college.