Dec 9, 2019
Nance Roy, chief clinical officer at the Jed Foundation, and Jan Collins-Eaglin, associate dean of students for wellness and personal success at Pomona College and an advisor at the Steve Fund, talk about effective strategies to help at-risk students on college campuses.
After the discussion, hosts Jon Fansmith and Lorelle Espinosa talk about the future of the FUTURE Act, which until it expired Sept. 30 provided a vital funding stream for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other minority serving institutions. Legislation to restore the initiative has been revived in the Senate, where it was approved last week.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
Conversation with Nance Roy and Jan Collins-Eaglin
The FUTURE Act
Senate Passes HBCU Funding, FAFSA
Inside Higher Ed | Dec. 6, 2019
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