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EDUCAUSE Comments: Perkins Loans Extension, Second Request
November 20, 2015

EDUCAUSE joined numerous higher education associations and institutions in a letter asking the relevant leadership in the U.S. House and Senate to give further consideration to extending the Perk…

ED Unveils New Initiative to increase Federal Financial Aid to Nontraditional Programs
October 20, 2015

Jen Ortega serves as a consultant to EDUCAUSE on federal policy and government relations. She has worked with EDUCAUSE since 2013 and assists with monitoring legislative and regulatory proposal…

Department of Education Looks to APIs to Increase Access to Student Aid, Higher Education Data
April 28, 2014

On April 16, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) published a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register asking for input on the use of Application Program Interfaces (APIs) for h…

ED OIG Drops Tech Fixes for Identity Verification in Latest Report
March 21, 2014

Summary: In its latest report on financial aid fraud in distance education, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) dropped previously proposed technology-…

ED and Higher Education Associations Look to Address Distance Education Regulations
March 20, 2014

On February 19, a 15-person negotiated rulemaking panel appointed by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) met to begin discussing a variety of issues concerning federal student aid regulations, …

NACUBO Overview of Sequestration Implications
September 26, 2012

The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) has provided a concise overview of the implications for federal student aid and research programs if the pending …

More financial aid fraud rings targeting online learning busted
September 19, 2012

As reported in Inside Higher Ed , the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California announced yes…

What Might the For-Profit Sector's Problems Mean for All of Higher Ed?
August 3, 2012

Earlier this week, the chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee, Senator Tom Harkin, held a press conference to announce the release of the committee’s report…

What "going over the fiscal cliff" might mean to higher education
July 27, 2012

When funding for colleges and universities drops, campus IT budgets often take a hit as well. In the current context, any reductions in federal funds for higher education would come on top of cut…

ED to Release Model Financial Aid Award Letter Tomorrow, Systems Implications Not Yet Resolved
July 23, 2012

The U.S. Department of Education held a conference call this afternoon to announce that it will release its model financial aid award letter (i.e., the financial aid "shopping sheet") t…