Underfunded, Unaffordable, & Unfair

Underfunded, Unaffordable, & Unfair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, April 11, 2022 CONTACT Steve Crawford, Crawford Strategies, 617-877-1816 Report: Massachusetts Middle-Class Shut Out of Public Higher Ed Decades of disinvestment and rapidly risings tuitions and fees make a degree unattainable for...

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What about affordable higher education?

What about affordable higher education?

The first week of March has been a tumultuous time for borrowers. President Joe Biden failed to mention student loans in the State of the Union address. With the student loan payment restart looming in less than two months, there has been strong speculation of yet...

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Ohio State is about to score a financial aid touchdown

Ohio State is about to score a financial aid touchdown

*First published in The Hill on 1/14/22* The Buckeyes have grabbed the ball again. Ohio State has just announced it will use its endowment to eliminate student loans within the decade. If no-loan degrees are a national priority, then colleges have to step up. Those...

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The end of student loans

The end of student loans

The end of student loans By Bob Hildreth *First published in the Hill on 1/5/22 When it comes to student loans, President Biden is acting like Lucy removing the football just as naïve Charlie Brown is persuaded to kick it. Every time the president sets a new date to...

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Student Debt Crisis Discussion

Student Debt Crisis Discussion

This past Friday, the National Lawyers Guild at Suffolk Law School (NLGSU) hosted a discussion about the current student debt crisis with panelists from the Hildreth Institute, Public Higher Education Network of Massachusetts (PHENOM), and Zero Debt Massachusetts...

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Bob Hildreth in The Hill on Student Debt

Bob Hildreth in The Hill on Student Debt

Hildreth Institute founder Bob Hildreth recently published a series of articles in The Hill, making a comprehensive case for the reform of college financing and student debt. As the federal pause on student debt repayments, known as ‘ administrative forbearance,’...

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2021 LULAC Virtual Summit

2021 LULAC Virtual Summit

The Hildreth Institute is so proud to be a sponsor of the 2021 League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Virtual Summit. LULAC is the oldest Hispanic civil rights organization in the country and they have advocated for equal educational opportunities since...

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