White House Convenes Summit on Helping Low-Income College Students

From Inside Higher Ed:

President Obama and his administration have spent much of the past year pressing colleges to control their prices and contemplating new ways to hold them accountable, much to the consternation of campus leaders. On Thursday, though, he mostly praised them, and they returned the favor.

The events unfolded at a daylong White House summit that assembled more than 100 college president and dozens of other nonprofit, corporate and foundation leaders to discuss how to better recruit and graduate more students from low-income families.

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