‘Affordable colleges’ can mean different things depending on the vantage point. For chief financial officers at schools, affordable colleges could mean heavier teaching loads and rising tuition.
New rating systems help students choose environmentally friendly colleges.
A Massachusetts proposal, the first of its kind, would impose a 2.5 percent tax on the portion of endowments above $1 billion.
Most schools don't have the funds to follow the lead of well-endowed universities.