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Private Colleges Focus on Affordability
New campus affordability measures are helping to keep students' and families' out-of-pocket costs as low as possible. Tuition cuts and freezes, three-year degree programs, and more. Complete list
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The Curse of the Yale Model
April 16, 2012
What has been a blessing for Yale has been a curse for most other investors. In a true "me too" fashion, thousands of institutional investment funds have switched to the "Yale Model" seeking the outsized returns that the Yale endowment has enjoyed for two decades. However, after spending billions on consultants and hedge funds, most institutions have less to show than if they had bought a portfolio of low-cost index funds.