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The Wall Street Journal

How One Small School’s Endowment Is Topping the Class

How One Small School’s Endowment Is Topping the Class

June 25, 2018

Quinnipiac University of Connecticut has beat peers by investing in stock pickers—and sticking with them.
Quinnipiac University of Connecticut has beat peers by investing in stock pickers—and sticking with them.

June 25, 2018

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The Chronicle of Higher Education

Stop Trying to Sell the Humanities - Opinion Piece

Stop Trying to Sell the Humanities - Opinion Piece

June 25, 2018

Stanley Fish writes: How then can we formulate a justification of the humanities that is general and powerful enough to satisfy even those portions of the public that have little or no interest in the subjects humanists study?
Stanley Fish writes: How then can we formulate a justification of the humanities that is general and powerful enough to satisfy even those portions of the public that have little or no interest in the subjects humanists study?

June 25, 2018

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Inside Higher Ed

Does AP Still Have Admissions Cachet?

Does AP Still Have Admissions Cachet?

June 25, 2018

Eight elite private high schools drop out of the program, suggesting it has become so popular that it doesn't distinguish anyone. Admissions experts consider that claim -- and some question it, especially for those at more typical high schools.
Eight elite private high schools drop out of the program, suggesting it has become so popular that it doesn't distinguish anyone. Admissions experts consider that claim -- and some question it, especially for those at more typical high schools.

June 25, 2018

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Inside Philanthropy

Funding a "Leadership Laboratory." Behind Another Higher Ed Mega-gift

Funding a "Leadership Laboratory." Behind Another Higher Ed Mega-gift

June 25, 2018

DePauw University, a private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students, recently received a $20 million gift from alumni and former chairman and chief executive officer of General Mills Steve Sanger and his wife Karen. The gift will fund the school's new Sanger Leadership Initiative and supports the university's Campaign for DePauw, which has exceeded its $300 million goal and now stands at $354 million.
DePauw University, a private liberal arts college with an enrollment of approximately 2,300 students, recently received a $20 million gift from alumni and former chairman and chief executive officer of General Mills Steve Sanger and his wife Karen. The gift will fund the school's new Sanger Leadership Initiative and supports the university's Campaign for DePauw, which has exceeded its $300 million goal and now stands at $354 million.

June 25, 2018

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The Wall Street Journal

Colleges Should Be Clearer About Total Costs - Letters to Editor

Colleges Should Be Clearer About Total Costs - Letters to Editor

June 25, 2018

John D. Grubbs writes: Helping the students evaluate financial-aid award letters has become a bigger and bigger part of the mentoring process. We often struggle to make sense of the award letters. In the past three to four years it has become more difficult to make side-by-side comparisons of offers from several schools. It often seems that the intent of the schools is to obscure the real cost of attendance.
John D. Grubbs writes: Helping the students evaluate financial-aid award letters has become a bigger and bigger part of the mentoring process. We often struggle to make sense of the award letters. In the past three to four years it has become more difficult to make side-by-side comparisons of offers from several schools. It often seems that the intent of the schools is to obscure the real cost of attendance.

June 25, 2018

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