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News Briefing: Endowments Widen a Higher Education Gap

By Kate Golden on February 5, 2008No Comment
  • As wealthy universities tap into their endowments to offer substantial financial aid packages, other schools struggle to compete.  [New York Times]
  • Julianne Moore offers Valentine’s Day cards to benefit Save the Children.  [Associated Press]
  • The January raids of four museums in Southern California call attention to tax schemes.  [New York Times]
  • Some universities and graduate schools wrestle with whether to accept financing from tobacco companies.  [New York Times]
  • The American Red Cross is cutting 1,000 jobs at its national headquarters.  [Associated Press]
  • Walter and Shirley Wang donate $1 million to UCLA to establish the nation’s first endowed academic chair on U.S.-China relations.  [Associated Press]
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