Private giving to colleges and universities is back at pre-recession levels -- but with fewer people donating larger sums.
Generous alumni helped colleges rake in nearly $34 billion in donations in 2013, a 9 percent increase over 2012.
Sudden, deep cuts at the largest Lutheran seminary illustrate the challenges facing theological schools across denominations.
Vanderbilt has seen average student debt decline due to “singular focus” on fund raising for need-based financial aid, a potential model for other universities. Hopkins has taken similar approach.
Debate over U. of Vermont board raises question: Does a state need politicians appointing trustees to assure the right mission?
Wesleyan University is moving away from need-blind admissions, saying that keeping the policy would require too much money and impose too much debt on some students.
University of Virginia's $3 billion fund-raising campaign falls short at deadline, a victim of the economy and overly optimistic ambition.
Cornell is expected to be named today as winner of New York City competition. On Friday, the university announced $350 million gift for effort just after Stanford withdrew.
One Christian college's supporters are praying and fasting in a bid to raise money to overcome what officials say is a financial crisis caused by employees who withheld vital information about the institution's finances.
A new book asserts Princeton U. abused the intent of what was once its largest donor.
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