Higher Education Policy Commission

Despite Improvements, Students And Schools Still Face FAFSA Hurdles

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, commonly known as the FAFSA, is meant to help students access funds to pursue higher education. But recent changes to the federal form have left students and schools scrambling for answers.

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Justice Declares State Of Emergency Over FAFSA Forms

During his regular press briefing Tuesday, Justice said the declaration allows the state to bypass FAFSA requirements for state programs such as the PROMISE scholarship.

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Shepherd University Secures 3 Years Of Funding For Student Research

A new $160,000 grant from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission will fund three years of a student research program at Shepherd University in West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle.

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Alderson Broaddus University To File For Bankruptcy

Alderson Broaddus University’s Board of Trustees has voted to file a petition with the United States Bankruptcy Court to liquidate the university’s assets under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code and plans to file that petition today, August 31,2023.

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