U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren and U.S. Rep. John Tierney urged Northeastern students to voice their support for a preventative measure that would halt a looming hike to federally subsidized Stafford loans.
The university will provide an unprecedented $204 million in institutional grant aid for 2013–2014, which represents a 9 percent increase from the previous academic year.
On Tuesday, a delegation of Northeastern students lobbied Massachusetts lawmakers to support increasing state financial-aid programs for college students.
U.S. Rep. John F. Tierney of Massachusetts addressed his role in making college more affordable in a campus meeting of higher education stakeholders.
Martha Kanter, under secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, discussed the Obama administration’s blueprint for keeping college affordable in a town-hall-style forum at Northeastern on Tuesday.
Continuing his leadership on national higher education issues, President Aoun meets with federal education officials to discuss fate of Perkins Loan Program
Students gain insight into the workings of the Statehouse and give the legislators an earful about preserving higher education financial aid funding in this year’s budget