Why it's hard to raid a university endowment

Jan 15, 2016
There’s pressure for free tuition at universities with billions in endowments.

How to grow green energy along with endowments

Aug 6, 2014
What if colleges could grow their endowment by being environmentally friendly?

Why college endowments don't cover tuition

Aug 23, 2013
As President Obama pressures colleges to limit tuition increases, could colleges with wealthy endowments use some of that money to offset the rising cost of higher education?

The effect of colleges divesting from fossil fuels

May 17, 2013
Fossil fuels, the new apartheid? University students want their schools to divest. One college calculates the cost.
By The Numbers

Does Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine's $70 million gift to USC stack up to other celebrity endowments? (Infographic)

May 15, 2013
Who else has given millions to universities? Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine are in good company.

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