Business issues

Survival of the Wealthiest

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Study identifies the common characteristics among the private institutions that have closed since 1975.

Silencing a Staff Voice

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U. of Colorado ends funding for independent newspaper for employees, citing dire budget situation.

What Does a Degree Cost?

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That depends largely on how you frame the question, says a new study -- which provides some intriguing answers nonetheless.

Hazard or Opportunity?

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Discussion of how colleges might respond to economic crisis sees possibility of major change -- and great risk if higher ed dallies like health care and journalism.

The Economy's Large Shadow

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TORONTO -- The annual meeting of the National Association of College and University Attorneys offered its usual eclectic mix of topical sessions, reflecting the increasingly broad portfolios for which the group's members are responsible on their campuses: academic misconduct, real estate, technology transfer, sports marketing contracts, and transgender issues, to name just a few.

Consortiums, Collaboration, Centralization ... Conflict?

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At business officers' meeting, economic pressure prompts more talk of cooperative arrangements among colleges -- with caveats about when they work and when they don't.

Measuring the Dreaded 'P' Word

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Continuing its efforts to identify and encourage new ways to measure higher education performance, the Delta Project on Postsecondary Education Costs, Productivity and Accountability issued a new report Thursday designed to gauge how successfully public colleges in various states use their available resources to produce graduates with credentials that are valued in their markets.

Seeing Red in a Land of Green

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As others hunkered down, Greensboro College embarked on massive growth and gave raises in the leanest of years. Now it's fighting for survival.

Light Collection Plates

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The financial climate is prompting many theological schools -- small, endowment-dependent institutions, many of them -- to consider mergers and other new ways of doing business.

Send in the Wolf

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In a perilous time for many small colleges facing economic difficulties, a cadre of ex-presidents and consultants are increasingly called on to clean up the mess and set the stage for recovery.

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