HBCU Funding Update

Madeline St. Amour. December 2019. The bipartisan deal announced Tuesday to amend legislation tied to funding historically black colleges and universities and other minority-serving institutions is moving quickly. It’s already been passed in the U.S. Senate.

In addition to making permanent $255┬ámillion in annual funding to those institutions, the so-called FUTURE Act would also simplify the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and eliminate paperwork for the 7.7┬ámillion federal student loan borrowers currently on income-driven repayment plans by automating income recertification. Read More…

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