Higher Education Climbs, With a 24% Rise in Issuance
- EEUU: la universidad se convierte en otra hipoteca. Rodríguez-Borlado, Fernando // Revista de Antiguos Alumnos del IEEM;2011, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p85
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- Focus on Higher Education. // ED Review;6/29/2012, p2
The article presents updates on higher education in the U.S. A message has been issued by U.S. President Barack Obama on June 22, 2012 commemorating the 40th anniversary of the enactment of the federal Pell Grant program. Obama requested the Congress to stop the interest rates on federal student...
- GETTING THE MOST OUT OF BONDS. Dimaggio, Scott // Canadian Investment Review;Summer2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, pR4
The article considers the risk that global bonds introduce as against a plan's liabilities. Ideally, one would avoid large exposures to foreign interest rates and foreign currencies while exposing portfolio to diversified yield-enhancing sectors such as credit and emerging markets. But because...
- Endowment Returns Improve. // University Business;Feb2005, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the increase in the endowment returns of institutions of higher education in the U.S. in 2003-2004 according to the Commonfund Bechmarks Study. Implication of the increase in interest rates; Views of Commonfund executive director John Griswold on the expectations on stocks and bonds;...
- How High Is Too High? Kurtzleben, Danielle // U.S. News Digital Weekly;7/5/2013, Vol. 5 Issue 27, p6
The article discusses the decision of the U.S. Congress to increase the interest rate on students' loans in the U.S. from 3.4% in June 2013 to 6.8% in July despite proposals to avert the rate hike and complaints from students and advocacy groups. The higher rate is said to have originated in...
- Pelosi Touts Affordability Efforts. // Community College Week;3/12/2007, Vol. 19 Issue 14, p12
The article reports that U.S. Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi praised the initiative of congressional Democrats to make college more affordable for the youth. She praised the passage of House legislation that will raise the maximum yearly amount awarded through Pell Grants and cut interest...
- Reflections on teaching and learning. Barzun, Jacques // Academic Questions;Spring91, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p30
Examines issues affecting higher education in the United States. Meaning of college to the incoming freshman; Changes in higher education in the country; Need for a fundamental reexamination of what it means to teach and learn.
- Affirmative action. Burgan, Mary // Academe;Mar/Apr96, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p2
Opinion. Suggests that the competition for spaces in what are considered the `best' colleges and universities in the United States is a narrow concept of higher education. Scenario to explain the point made; Pressure on affirmative action.
- One way to handle more students: Build. Baldauf, Scott // Christian Science Monitor;6/24/97, Vol. 89 Issue 146, p3
Reports that some colleges around the United States are building different campuses to meet the increasing demand for higher education. What these new campuses will offer students; Reference to a study that warns of the drastic nature of the changes needed; Comments made by Thomas Kean,...