How a top liberal arts college lost $11 million

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Questions we explored this week:

  • True or false? More students are graduating college because standards are falling.
  • Out with the websites and brochures. In with the…. What’s the new, surprisingly effective method that colleges are using to attract students?
  • This top liberal arts college just lost $11 million. Here’s what they did and who they owe.

June 12, 2019 — Likely true.
A paper published at Brown University shows that since 1990, students have been spending more time working and less time studying, but GPAs and grad rates have been risin...

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