Tag: Financial Aid

Why divestment won’t affect your financial aid
Opinion

Why divestment won’t affect your financial aid

In conversations about our fossil fuel divestment proposal, students ask one question more than any other: “Will divestment hurt my financial aid?” This is an extremely important consideration, as roughly 70 percent of Macalester students rely on financial aid in order to pay for their education, including the majority of Fossil Free Mac members. We…

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Future financial aid will be tied to on-campus residence

Beginning next year, students who enroll in Macalester will have part of their financial aid package dedicated to covering on-campus room and board expenses. The policy, known as the Campus Residence Grant, will require that students wishing to receive their full financial aid package live on campus. According to Director of Financial Aid Brian Lindeman,…

Budgeting changes for 2013-2014
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Budgeting changes for 2013-2014

With additional reporting by Luke Gehman, staff writer. Macalester’s budget for the 2013-2014 school year will be submitted to the Board of Trustees for approval at their meeting on May 17. Planning for this budget would have usually included making projections for several years in the future. This year David Wheaton, the Vice President for…