Topic: Financial Aid

University News

U. one of two Ivies not to sign ‘Say Yes’ higher education compact

October 11, 2013 2 comments

Brown has not signed the compact, which is intented to help students secure financial aid.

President Christina Paxson unveiled a draft of her strategic plan, the document expected to shape her tenure at Brown. Herald file photo

University News

In Paxson’s strategic plan, first glimpses of U.’s future

September 19, 2013 5 comments

The draft of the plan emphasizes curricular innovation, graduate programs and growth downtown.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Strategic plan draft places insufficient emphasis on reforming financial aid

September 19, 2013 1 comment

The strategic plan released yesterday by President Christina Paxson is woefully inadequate.

Director of Financial Aid Jim Tilton said that though the ruling is unlikely to change official University policy, he hopes it will encourage more open discussion about families’ financial situations.

University News

DOMA reforms federal financial aid for same-sex couples and their children

September 11, 2013 0 comments

The U. already recognizes same-sex marriages in determining aid packages for students .

University News

RUE program sees low enrollment

April 12, 2013 0 comments

The program’s applicant pool size is closely tied to the availability of financial aid.

University News

Financial aid office posts undocumented student policy

April 12, 2013 1 comment

Its website has been updated with information about undocumented students’ financial aid eligibility.

President Christina Paxson delivered the fourth annual State of Brown address Wednesday, talking about the University’s strategic planning.

University News

Finances, need-blind admission dominate State of Brown

March 14, 2013 1 comment

Paxson discussed several issues, including financial aid and the university-college model.


Tennis ’14: The illusion of need-blind admission

March 11, 2013 4 comments

College applications that characterize the holistic process provide admission officers with so much information it is impossible to ignore or disregard the applicant’s socioeconomic background.

University News

U.’s tuition cost ranks second highest in Ivy League

March 7, 2013 2 comments

An online scorecard created by the U.S. Dept. of Education posts colleges’ net tuition costs.

University News

Tuition hikes could harm diversity, provost says

March 6, 2013 1 comment

The faculty meeting also addressed University child care and the search for a Med School dean.