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Thomas K. Lindsay, Ph.D., Editor in Chief and Director, Center for Higher Education, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Part 4 of “Forgive us our debts – Not a chance”

  Editor’s Note:  Today we are running the fourth segment of the 15-part series on college-student-loan debt.  (Thank you to onlinecolleges.net for putting this together.) Government debt collectors can seize almost any kind of asset. Perhaps one of the scariest aspects of government debt collection is the tools it can use to recoup debts, far […]

Part 3 of “Forgive us our debts? – Not a chance”

Editor’s Note:  Today we are running the third segment of the 15-part series on college-student-loan debt.  (Thank you to onlinecolleges.net for putting this together.) Last year, the U.S. Department of Education spent over $1.4 billion to hire collection agencies to hunt down these defaulters. Despite the fact that unemployment for new grads is at record […]

Part 2 of “Forgive Us Our Debts?—Not a Chance”

Editor’s Note:  Today we are running the second segment of the 15-part series on college-student-loan debt.  (Thank you to onlinecolleges.net for putting this together.) Nearly one in every six borrowers with a loan balance is in default. Sadly, the number of students who are already or will have to deal with debt collection on their […]

Part 1 of “Forgive Us Our Debts? – Not a Chance”

Editor’s Note:  Beginning today, we are reprinting a 15-part series on college-student-loan debt.  (Thank you to onlinecolleges.net for putting this together.)   15 Sad but True Facts about Student Loan Debt Collection by Staff Writers October 4, 2012 By now, most people have heard about the staggering amount of debt that the average college grad […]

SHOCKER: STUDY SHOWS UNIVERSITY FACULTY BECOMING LESS DIVERSE

In “Moving Further to the Left,” Scott Jaschik of Inside Higher Ed reports the following: “Academics, on average, lean to the left. A survey being released today suggests that they are moving even more in that direction. “Among full-time faculty members at four-year colleges and universities, the percentage identifying as “far left” or liberal has […]