293May 26, 2009
Student Financial Aid
Panelists explored ways of improving the effectiveness of student financial aid and the possibility of meeting President Obama’s goal of of having the world’s highest rate of college ...
335Dec 11, 2008
Impact of Recession on Local Communities
A hearing was held on the impact of the recession on states and local communities, as well as the need for an economic recovery bill. An economics professor, the head of a local food bank, and ...
151Feb 1, 2008
Role of University Endowments
Panelists assessed college endowments and discussed the need for and implications of possible reform.
In the first panel Miller, Frey, and Vedder reviewed the role that college endowments ...
162Feb 16, 2007
Witnesses testified about college costs and debt, including proposals to increase need-based aid to college students, help student borrowers better manage their debt, reform federal student loan ...
87Oct 24, 2006
College Tuition and Financial Aid
The president of the College Board released findings on the trends in college pricing and financial aid. The report showed rising levels of financial aid provided to students as well as rising ...