Student loan forgiveness set to cost taxpayers billions more than expected
If you’ve got federal student loans and you’ve signed up for one of the so-called “Income-Driven Repayment” options, here’s some great news: The federal government is on track to start wiping out billions of dollars of those debts as soon as 2018. (Here’s our advice on whether you should sign up for such plans.)
If you’re a taxpayer, however, you might be a little alarmed, since the total could reach more than $100 billion. MONEY
Weirdest college football trophies
This is fun: Our colleagues at Sports Illustrated put together this list of the strangest college football trophies. See Floyd the pig and other oddities. Sports Illustrated
How much are you paying your college president?
Almost 40 private college presidents made more than $1 million in 2014 -- the latest year for which data is available. (As it turns out, just three of the 25 highest paid leaders are female.) Chronicle of Higher Education