Dear University of Hawaii Student. Concerned about tuition, the cost of living, future student debt? Over the last year, there has been much interest in the issue, but little data on how UH students themselves feel and experience higher costs. We at the Hawai’i Educational Policy Center want to voice students’ concerns […]
The White House has recently released a report detailing the current state of student debt in America and plans to alleviate such, making higher education more affordable. Find the full report here.
At the Board of Regents meeting on Thursday, July 17, Chancellor Apple presented the latest statistics showing among other things, the graduation rates at UH. Also in the presentation are the latest budget cut proposals, one which to place a freeze on any new appointments has already taken effect. Check out the power point in […]
At the July 17th Board of Regents meeting, HEPC Director Jim Shon and Researcher Shannon Hillman presented testimony to its members. Testimony included some recently gathered data on the issue of student debt and the rising tuition costs. HEPC TESTIMONY- BOR – JULY 17th Dr. Shon HEPC TESTIMONY- BOR – JULY 17th
Over the last week, UH has released two documents showing the measuring of efficiency for the UH system and the latest review of the Proposed Tuition increases over the 2016-17 AY.
You may be surprised… Take a look at this short PDF we have complied of a few quick facts and statistics taken from our longer report on the issue (found in our Current Projects section). Is Cost of Attending UH a Problem_
New studies released today spotlight the issue with the student loan system and how it affects those here in Hawai’i. Bloomberg Business Week focuses on why the Student Loan system is doomed to fail by ignoring the factor of ‘risk’ between student loans. Find the article here. Alia Wong of Civil Beat then looks at […]
Undergraduate Teaching Faculty: The 2010–2011 HERI Faculty Survey. A report from the Higher Education Research Institute at UCLA which summarizes a national survey given to University faculty, looking at issues such as stress, race and gender, pedagogical practices and part-time faculty issues.
From a UCLA annual freshman survey, the Higher Education Research Institute has found that the cost of tuition and financial aid is no longer affecting students after college, rather affecting choices of where to go and what to be. Find the study on The Chronicle.
At the end of 2003, American students and graduates owed just $253 billion in aggregate debt; by the end of 2013, American students’ debt had ballooned to a total of $1.08 trillion, an increase of over 300% Read more in the TIME article; Student Loans Are Ruining Your Life. Now They’re Ruining the Economy Too