Tagged: no-loan policy

Out of the No Loan Policy’s Ashes, the Debt Relief Fund Rose 0

Out of the No Loan Policy’s Ashes, the Debt Relief Fund Rose

Many students know that in November 2014, the Jaharis Family Foundation, Inc. bestowed $10 million to the College. However, what some students might not know is that $2 million of that gift went towards establishing the Haverford Student Loan Debt Relief Fund. This program specifically intends to provide loan assistance to recent Haverford graduates "who are either unemplo ...
Letter from Fords for Affordability 2

Letter from Fords for Affordability

Yesterday, Fords for Affordability presented to the Finance and Student Affairs Committees of the Board of Managers. We spoke on the urgency of keeping the no-loan policy. We specifically discussed Haverford's moral commitment to the policy, the extent to which middle-income students are deeply "co-invested" in their education, and the potential of no-loan to increase Ha ...
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Admin to Recommend Modified Loan Policy to Board in February

The Administration announced to students Monday their recommendation to the Board of Managers to modify the “no loan” financial aid policy and reintroduce loans for some students starting with the class of 2019. In an email to students Monday afternoon, Weiss said that their proposal for an income-contingent loan policy was presented to the full Board at their Octobe ...
College on track to reconsider no loan financial aid policy in February 0

College on track to reconsider no loan financial aid policy in February

In December, senior staff will give a PowerPoint presentation to the faculty and hold an open meeting for students on possible changes to the no loan financial aid policy, which could be eliminated entirely or altered to reintroduce loans for some students. While the agenda for the next meeting of the Board of Managers has not been set, President Daniel Weiss said in an in ...
Aid for undocumented students not just a social issue, say admin 1

Aid for undocumented students not just a social issue, say admin

Updated 4/14, 4:22 p.m. While there is broad agreement among informed faculty and senior staff that a more equal financial aid policy for undocumented applicants is a "social justice issue," there's no consensus about where the issue ranks among the College's financial priorities. Last year, students passed a resolution calling on the administration to change its admission ...