Ed Irish

Ed Irish
  • Former Director, Financial Aid
  • Archived Blogger

About Ed Irish

Ed Irish served as the Director of Financial Aid from 1987 to 2016. He had previously worked at Kent State, Ohio Wesleyan, and Georgia Southern. Ed holds a B.A. from the University of Southern Maine and an M.P.A. from Kent State.

Posts by Ed Irish


I was asked at a workshop Saturday whether entering students are required to submit a FAFSA. The short answer is "no," but there are several compelling

The Scholarship Chase

"Millions of dollars in unclaimed scholarships!" scream the headlines.  You may not be getting any money from us, but you can still tap into this vast

The Black Box

For students and their families, financial aid has been called the most "complicated black box in the world," as it deals with terms that may well