Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Why We Must Do More

Biden Extends Student Loan Relief, Why We Must Do More

We applaud President Biden for acting swiftly on his first day in office. Struggling student loan borrowers no longer need to worry about resuming monthly payments. The President’s directive to extend the existing student loan payments suspension with no accrual of...

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Student loan borrowers need a Bill of Rights!

Student loan borrowers need a Bill of Rights!

We've joined 55 state & national civil rights, higher education, and consumer advocacy organizations to urge Governor Charlie Baker to sign the Student Borrower Bill of Rights into law.⁣    See the letter we sent on Friday, Jan. 8th, 2020: HERE See our...

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Protect Student Borrowers in Massachusetts Now!

Protect Student Borrowers in Massachusetts Now!

We are proud to have joined in 50+ organizations to write a letter in support of the establishment of a Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights in Massachusetts (as outlined in H.3977 and included in S.2874) and urge members of the Conference Committee for the Economic...

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#BlackLivesMatter for Justice and Equity

#BlackLivesMatter for Justice and Equity

Hildreth Institute affirms its solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. As Hildreth Institute continues to work for educational equity in the United States, we call for justice and equity for Black Americans. We remain vigilant to biases and structural...

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Why You Need to Think About College as a Business

Why You Need to Think About College as a Business

Nonprofit colleges have a mission to do the common good. In turn, they don't pay taxes on their earnings for which some surpass $100 million each year. Nor do they pay taxes on their miles of property. It made me wonder, are colleges actually businesses? My answer was...

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