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News Briefing: Stanford Set to Raise Aid for Students in Middle

By Kate Golden on February 21, 2008No Comment
  • Fisk University has raised enough money to finish renovations, despite its ongoing dispute with the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum over control of paintings donated by the artist.  [Associated Press]
  • Stanford University becomes the latest university to expand financial aid well into the middle class – students from families earning less than $100,000 a year will not be charged tuition.  [New York Times]
  • Two contests sponsored by Parade magazine, Facebook, and the Case Foundation spur online giving.  [Washington Post]
  • The 1.9 million-member Service Employees International union is trying to force nonprofits to comply with standards of governing similar to those that federal law requires of private companies.  [New York Times]
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