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Biden-Harris Administration Ramps Up Actions to Counter Antisemitism

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced additional steps to counter the rise of antisemitism in the U.S., atop over 100 actions the administration has already taken. 7 attacks by Hamas, the administration has helped to provide greater security to Jewish institutions and to support education around Jewish history.

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Columbia Administration, Student Organizers Talks Fail

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Columbia University administration leaders and student organizers failed to reach agreement in negotiations that might have included the university’s divestment from Israel.

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Biden Administration Announces $16B in ‘Whole of Government’ Investments

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

While the efforts of the Biden-Harris Administration are helpful, let me be clear, more is needed via federal and state governments as well as our philanthropic partners.” Lodriguez Murray “HBCUs have been chronically underfunded, systematically, since inception,” said UNCF President and CEO Dr. Michael L.

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Sonoma State President Placed on Administrative Leave

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Mike Lee California State University Sonoma President Dr. Mike Lee was placed on administrative leave after he agreed to protesters’ demands to involve them in university decision-making and pursue divestment from Israel.

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Biden-Harris Administration Announces New Plans for Debt Relief

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Biden-Harris Administration has released initial details of a new set of plans to provide student debt relief to borrowers nationwide. The plans would include 4 million borrowers who have already been approved for debt cancellation by the Biden-Harris Administration over the past three years.

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Administration Announces Another $7.7 Billion in Approved Student Debt Relief

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Biden-Harris Administration has announced the approval of $7.7 billion for borrowers receiving Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF), those who signed up for Saving on a Valuable Education (SAVE) Plan, and those receiving forgiveness on income-driven repayment (IDR) due to fixes made by the administration. James Kvaal The U.S.

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Biden Administration Announces Gainful Employment Rules

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The Biden-Harris Administration released final regulations aimed at cracking down on unaffordable debt or insufficient earnings for postsecondary students. The Biden-Harris administration believes that when students invest in higher education, they should get a solid return on their investment and a greater shot at the American dream.”