Colleges did very well in 2004, with an average return of 15.1 percent; the greatest gains were made by institutions that were already wealthy.
The manager of Harvard's mammoth endowment, his millions in compensation under attack, heads for the private sector.
Standard & Poor's predicts 2005 returns will be positive but lower than in 2004.
Federal prosecutors charge major donor to Washington & Jefferson with fraud in connection with $500,000 contribution to the college.
Florida A&M faces controversy over million-dollar gift to its law school.
University concedes defeat in its bid to remove the word "Confederate" from the name on a building.
Dennis Kozlowski, the Tyco executive whose spending landed him in court, is no longer honored on campus buildings.
Board acts amid reports of lavish spending of university funds.
With research revenues and donations down, Case Western Reserve came up a little short.
University announces layoffs -- many of them fund raising positions -- as it evaluates plans to recover from Katrina.
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