206Jun 24, 2013
Student Financial Aid, Part 3
Panelists talked about the re-examining the current system of student financial aid, focusing on grants. Sara Goldrick-Rab presented her paper, “Making College Affordable: Rethinking ...
213Jun 24, 2013
Student Financial Aid, Part 1
Panelists talked about the history and development of student financial aid policies over the preceding 50 years and what improvements were needed to better benefit students and ...
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 ...
338Dec 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 ...
89Oct 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 ...
30Oct 25, 2003
College Board Report
Professor Baum talked about a new report by the College Board focusing on the rise in college and university tuition, including causes for the rising costs, whether federal and state assistance ...
37Jul 10, 2003
Higher Education Costs
Witnesses testified about the rising costs of college tuition, the reasons for the increases, and potential policies to minimize future tuition hikes.
35Oct 25, 1997
Mr. Baum and Ms. King talked about the rising college student debt in the U.S. and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.