Weekly round-up 5.27.11
“Private colleges and universities discounted tuition at unprecedented levels during the recession in a way that slowed down or reversed the growth in net revenue from tuition, according to a new report from the National Association of College and University Business Officers.”
In response to the “Is College Worth It?” survey, Colgate University has created a new website called “Success After College.” “In these tough economic times, more and more institutions need to convince (or let’s say reassure) the main stakeholders that a college education will help students get a great career and a well-paid job worth the investment in time and money.”
“Here is a list of Boston’s colleges and universities with the highest endowments in 2010. Harvard’s endowment, the largest in the US, is greater than the GDP of Iceland and Jamaica combined.”
“Florida would be one of the first states in the country to set up a timeline for a conversion to electronic textbooks if Gov. Rick Scott signs a budget proposal approved by lawmakers into law.”
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