Another Highlight

News Search of the Week

Here's what the media are saying about:

President Obama's College Affordability/ Accountability Proposals

. . . or visit either our short list of hot topics or our full search-by-topic list to browse news and commentary on any of 100+ higher ed topics.

Another Highlight

User Login

Forgot Password?

Not a user? [Sign Up]

Busting the Myths about Private Colleges

NAICU debunks the major myths surrounding private nonprofit colleges and universities. Visit to get the facts!

Read More

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



College Endowments in U.S. Show Losses in Volatile Stock Markets


March 10, 2016

It’s shaping up to be a difficult time for U.S. college endowments. A dozen funds that responded to requests from Bloomberg for their returns for the first six months of fiscal 2016 showed an average loss of 3.8 percent. Indiana University’s $2.3 billion endowment had the biggest loss at 6.1 percent through Dec. 31. Pennsylvania State University’s $3.7 billion fund had the smallest decline at 1.8 percent. The Standard & Poor’s 500 Index lost 1.6 percent in that time.

Add to Digg! Add to Delicious Add to Facebook Add to LinkedIn  Add to StumbleUpon Add to Twitter RSS