Around 500 college administrators and faculty recently gathered in Houston to share strategies for addressing food and housing insecurity. Here are five takeaways.
Developers say they’re offering much-needed housing, but others are questioning the implications for low-income students whose long commutes make it difficult to fully engage in college life.
Lawmakers hope that standardized data will help clarify just how many college students are food or housing insecure—the first step toward getting students fed and graduated.
A growing number of state governments are acknowledging the widespread food and housing insecurity on college campuses and taking steps to help.
Catering to a new generation of value-conscious college students, the latest wave of student housing developments are designed with an eye toward academic success, collaboration, and digital convenience.
University of California, Berkeley, this week opened a nearly 3,000-square-foot Basic Needs Center that brings together an array of resource-assistance programs.
Basic needs insecurity was a major theme at a recent convening of community college leaders, where presenters also announced several new initiatives focused on expanding the use of adaptive courseware and improving single mothers’ degree completion.
Colleges and universities are investing significantly in campus food pantries, according to a new report published by The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice.
Why does higher education in the United States cost more than in other countries? The Atlantic says state budget cuts, high faculty and staff costs, and little centralized price regulation make U.S. college options difficult to navigate.