Some good economic news for a change

The university announced at midnight last night that it will be expanding its financial aid to students to do away with need-based loans and expand grants. The policy applies not just to future but to current students, including loans seniors graduating this year may have been planning to take out this spring.

“We want everybody to know that Vanderbilt is affordable and accessible to every bright, hardworking youngster in the country,” Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos said in an interview with The Tennessean.

Full story here.

News coverage here and here.


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