Co-hosted by Georgetown University, this year’s virtual Summer Institute on Equity in the Academic Experience featured 48 speakers and welcomed 28 teams from a diverse array of colleges and universities.
At least 11 HBCUs have announced decisions to clear some or all of their recent graduates’ outstanding tuition and fee balances.
Two-year colleges, state lawmakers, and community organizations are ramping up their efforts to provide affordable housing for students experiencing or at risk for homelessness.
Launched in 2015, a mentorship program for students participating in the Georgetown Scholars Program (GSP) offers a valued relationship-building opportunity for the university’s first-generation and low-income students—and their alumni mentors.
Approximately 6.5 million Pell Grant recipients may be eligible for a new Federal Communications Commission program offering discounts on broadband internet service and devices.
U.S. colleges and universities collectively have received billions in federal funds for emergency student aid this past year, prompting campuses to create—and refine—programs that connect students with timely support.
As employers solidify internship plans for the coming summer, advocates are urging them to create programs that offer equitable access to earning, learning, and networking opportunities.
Hundreds of students at high-poverty high schools are taking credit-bearing courses at top colleges through a new initiative designed to help teens see their potential to thrive at those institutions.
Financial struggles forced Calvin E. Tyler Jr. to drop out of Morgan State University in 1963. Almost six decades later, he and his wife are giving the historically Black university $20 million for scholarships to ensure that low-income students can complete their education.
The Chronicle of Higher Education this week took a closer look at the complexities of the College Scholarship Service Profile, a financial aid form used by approximately 300 colleges, universities, and organizations to allocate institutional aid.
Recognizing that their peers may not be aware of—or comfortable seeking out—food assistance benefits, college students are launching navigator programs that reduce stigma and increase access to basic necessities.
A new analysis shows that students in majority-Black and Latinx neighborhoods are asked to verify the accuracy of information submitted in their Free Application for Federal Student Aid far more often than students in majority-white communities.