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Contributions to colleges and universities hit nearly $38 billion in 2014, making it the strongest year yet for charitable giving.
Generous alumni helped colleges rake in nearly $34 billion in donations in 2013, a 9 percent increase over 2012.
A year ago, endowment investment returns were in the red, now they are nearly 12 percent. But it's unlikely to last.
A planned doctoral program at University of Delaware -- funded primarily by JPMorgan Chase -- is raising questions about academic-business partnerships.
What would have been the largest donation ever to a liberal arts college isn't headed to Centre College and it's not exactly clear why.
Despite social media and alumni magazine profiles, most college alumni don’t know the president of their alma mater. Does that matter?
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.
Allegation that Dartmouth's board behaved unethically when it invested with firms managed by members raises questions about whether disclosure laws should do more to discourage such behavior.
Iowa proposal to eliminate use of tuition dollars for financial aid raises questions about who should shoulder the burden of financial aid and who decides how aid gets doled out.
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.
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