Posts by Mark Huelsman

1.)  Yesterday, after some dogged journalistic legwork by Inside Higher Ed’s Michael Stratford, the Department of Education released a list of 560 colleges that have been placed under a level of...
April 1, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
There’s an important scoop-y piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education today concerning the House Republicans’ budget priorities for higher education.
March 19, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
We’re in the throes of budget season, the annual tradition where the White House and various Congressional factions lay out their taxing and spending wish-list for the coming year. While budget...
March 18, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
The New York Fed has blessed us this week with a whole lot of new data points about student debt, in a series of three blog posts and the release of their quarterly Household Debt and Credit Report.
February 20, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
Today, President Obama announced a proposal to make two years of community college tuition-free. Specifically, the Administration is proposing a new federal-state partnership, in which states...
January 9, 2015 | Mark Huelsman
For those in need of an angry read, I highly recommend Molly Hensley-Clancy’s piece in Buzzfeed on the ignominious fall of Corinthian Colleges, the first publicly-traded for-profit education company...
November 15, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
Every so often, a higher ed story from around the world will grab some attention stateside. A few years ago, it was students protesting in the U.K. over an increase in tuition price caps which would...
October 2, 2014 | Mark Huelsman
One of the oldest attack lines in politics is that a candidate or elected official is “out of touch” with the American people. The phrase, deployed often and by both parties, is often used to outline...
September 16, 2014 | Mark Huelsman