SCHEV & HIGHER ED NEWS
Are Too Few College Students Asking For Financial Aid?
A new study found that the FAFSA completion rate among 2018 high-school graduates hardly increased from 2017, according to The Hechinger Report
, meaning many students "are leaving money on the table."
Virginia Scores Well in state-by-state Analysis of College Accessibility and Opportunity
Virginia ranks third in the country in "the first state-by-state analytic tool to compare the many intersecting risks to postsecondary educational opportunity," reports the University of Pennsylvania's Institute for Research on Higher Education
, but cautions: "If the state fails to improve, Virginia will fall short ... by 364,580 credentials in 2025."
Advisory: SCHEV Council Meeting July 17 at Richard Bland College
The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia will hold its regularly scheduled meeting July 17 at Richard Bland College in South Prince George, VA.
William & Mary Swears In its 28th President
"With her hand atop a Bible, Katherine A. Rowe was sworn in as the 28th president of the College of William and Mary during a ceremony led by Gov. Ralph Northam on Monday," reports The Daily Press
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