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As charitable donations to higher education soar to a new record high, the richest institutions continue to distance themselves from the rest.
As colleges grapple with issues of race and diversity, they face questions from alumni and donors -- not all of whom are pleased with new campus efforts.
House Republicans question endowment spending and executive compensation in what may signal another round of federal scrutiny over tax benefits flowing to wealthiest universities.
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.
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