Share the Wealth, Part II

Crabby says colleges should think systemically... Back in January 2014, the White House assembled a group of college and university officials as well as heads of community organizations, businesses and philanthropies, to promote greater access to college for first generation and low-income students. “The price of admission,” writes Richard D. Kahlenberg in the Chronicle of Higher … Continue reading Share the Wealth, Part II

“One Percent” Institutions and the Public Interest

Crabby pries open the golden gates... Yesterday's Chronicle of Higher Education reported some good news for low-income students (fuller article in the New York Times): The University of Chicago will now do more for those students by, among other things, replacing student loans  with grants in cases of need-based financial aid; automatically waiving the application fee … Continue reading “One Percent” Institutions and the Public Interest