Excelsior Responds to Military Tuition Assistance Sequester Cuts
By Mike Lesczinski, Excelsior Life News Staff--
Earlier this week, the Marine Corps suspended tuition assistance (TA) for its members due to federal sequestration. On Friday, March 8, the Army announced they would follow suit, suspending TA benefits effective 5 pm eastern.
Excelsior College counts 5,613 active Army and 200 Marines among its more than 10,000 active duty enrolled military personnel. Today the accredited distance learning institution responded to the suspension of TA for active duty personnel.
In the video below, Tom Dalton, assistant vice president of Enrollment Management at Excelsior College, outlines different financing options for current and prospective students of all branches of the military.
• Utilizing Post 9/11 Veteran Education Benefits
For more information, current and prospective students are encouraged to visit Excelsior’s dedicated page to this issue.