Emma Whitford

Emma Whitford

Emma Whitford, Reporter, covers leadership, governance, and business for Inside Higher Ed. Emma first joined the publication as an intern in 2018. After working as a digital producer for Politico, she returned to Inside Higher Ed in 2020. Her work has also appeared in The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The DC Line, BRAVA Magazine and The Olaf Messenger. She is a graduate of St. Olaf College and lives in Washington, D.C.

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Most Recent Articles

July 19, 2021
The report provides a rare look at who is managing the University of California system’s $161 billion portfolio.
July 16, 2021
Princeton University is working with the New Jersey Educational Facilities Authority to help colleges and universities invest with more diverse asset managers, Princeton announced Thursday. After Princeton issued $430 million in bonds through the EFA, the university worked with the agency to invest 50 percent of the bond proceeds with Ramirez Asset Management of New York, a diverse-owned asset management firm. 
July 15, 2021
The college’s tuition-free funding model will only be sustainable for all students if the college meets an ambitious $1 billion fundraising goal.
July 15, 2021
The 14-university system will move ahead with a multiyear consolidation process despite months of public outcry about the plans.
July 13, 2021
Fayetteville State University paid off $1.6 million of tuition debt owed to the North Carolina institution by more than 1,500 students, the Fayetteville Observer reported. Outstanding tuition debt that was not covered by federal grants or loans was paid off by the university. All students who attended the university between fall 2019 and spring 2021 now have a tuition balance of zero.


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