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Universities Increase Endowment Spending on Students Amid Investment Gains

College students, especially those from underrepresented populations, have been one of the most economically affected groups of the COVID-19 pandemic. Rising housing costs and...

University of California System Embeds DEI Practices in its Investment Strategies

Despite the numerous efforts colleges and universities have undertaken to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) on their campuses, endowment fund investments often remain...

Scholarships or Endowments? Experts Weigh the Benefits of Where to Donate

Billionaire investor Robert F. Smith sparked headlines earlier this year when he promised to pay the tuition of every 2019 Morehouse College graduate. The...

GOP’s Final Tax Plan Imposes Excise Tax on Some Private University...

On Dec. 20, Republicans passed their final version of the tax bill. Included among the bill’s controversial provisions is a 1.4 excise tax on private...

New GOP Tax Plan Places Heavy Financial Burden on Students and...

The new GOP tax plan proposes several cuts to higher education that amount to approximately $65 billion worth of tax benefits for individuals and...