TITLE

New England Universities Turn to Bonding to Face Challenges

AUTHOR(S)
O'brien, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;1/3/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32041, p36
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the sale of bonds by the top colleges and universities of New England to meet the challenges. Although New England remains a bastion of top colleges and universities, aging facilities and flat demographics spell particular challenges for the region's schools in the coming years. A survey conducted last fall found that the six state university systems in New England have short and medium-term plans to sell billions of dollars in bonds. The spate of bonding comes as universities work to renovate or replace facilities constructed between 1950 and 1970.
ACCESSION #
15519194

 

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