May 08, 2014
Testimony submitted by Thomas W. Ross, president of the University of North Carolina System, to the House Veterans Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity for the May 8 hearing, "Defining and Improving Success for Student Veterans."
UNC System President Tom Ross on Improving Success for Student Veterans
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July 23, 2018
Provisions of the Forever GI Bill are scheduled to go into effect Aug. 1, as the Department of Veterans Affairs continues to work on systems and procedures that will help student veterans and campuses access the new benefits for the fall semester.
July 19, 2017
The House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs voted to approve a bipartisan bill to expand the Post-9/11 GI Bill, primarily by redefining eligibility and removing the 15-year cap for benefits that had forced veterans to “use it or lose it.”
August 01, 2014
Both the House and Senate this week voted overwhelmingly to approve a $16.3-billion compromise bill to overhaul the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and speed up veterans' access to healthcare.
July 15, 2014
Institutions participating in the Defense Department's Tuition Assistance program have until Sept. 5 to sign a new memorandum of understanding to ensure service members on their campuses continue to receive tuition support.
May 23, 2014
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee looked at “Access and Supports for Servicemembers and Veterans in Higher Education” in a hearing yesterday, following on the heels of a similar hearing by a House Veterans Affairs subcommittee last week.