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Michigan couple who once gave $128 million to 550 employees, turn their attention to college scholarships

Bob and Ellen Thompson are expanding the scholarship program at Bowling Green University.

03.05.2024 50

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Harvard is latest Ivy League school to backtrack its stance on requiring the SAT for admission

Some of the most elite US schools have grown concerned that not using tests made it harder to identify talented students from less privileged...

11.04.2024 9

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Harvard applications fall 5%, rival universities see increases after some students seek a 'more comfortable environment on campus'

Declining numbers of applications have fueled concerns among alumni and donors that the school’s reputation is being tarnished.

30.03.2024 20

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ co-creator pledges nearly $25 million to UCLA to help low-income students study science and tech

Chuck Lorre, who dropped out of SUNY-Potsdam and carried student debt for 15 years, said, “The lack of finances is something I understand extremely...

05.03.2024 40

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Yale admissions dean says 'standardized tests are imperfect and incomplete alone,' but it's still bringing back SAT and ACT requirements

Jeremiah Quinlan says test scores can be useful “when used together with other elements in an application, especially a high school transcript.”

22.02.2024 20

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Billionaire Ken Griffin says 'whiny snowflakes' come out of Harvard, not future leaders. After $300 million donation last year, he's out

The hedge fund leader wonders if elite schools will stay "lost in the wilderness of microaggressions and a DEI agenda that seems to have no real end...

30.01.2024 20

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Harvard's president to quit amid intense backlash over her response to antisemitism and plagiarism allegations, school newspaper says

Claudine Gay’s abrupt downfall, the second departure in recent weeks of an Ivy League president, underscores the furor on campus following the Oct....

02.01.2024 20

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Harvard’s donor rebellion grows as another billionaire vows to stop giving and the university risks having to cut generous financial aid for students

More alumni and big donors are closing their checkbooks and refusing to make fundraising calls on behalf of the elite school. 

22.12.2023 100

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Early applications to Harvard tumbled 17% from last year—and that was before its president's controversial testimony about antisemitism

The drop comes after incidents of antisemitism on campus in the wake of the Oct. 7 attack on Israel by Hamas.

16.12.2023 40

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Pressure on Harvard President Claudine Gay mounts after Penn’s Liz Magill resigns following antisemitism testimony

“This is as difficult a moment for elite higher education as any moment since the Vietnam War,” said Larry Summers. “Perhaps more difficult.”

11.12.2023 30

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'The world is watching': Lawmakers call for ouster of 3 university presidents after their legalistic answers about antisemitism and genocide

The bipartisan group sent a letter to the governing boards of Harvard, Penn, and MIT.

09.12.2023 60

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Harvard alums are making $1 donations in a symbolic protest of school leadership's 'moral failures' in handling anti-Israel protests

Harvard is the richest university in the U.S. with a $51 billion endowment, the highest credit rating, and a fundraising operation that brings in $1...

04.12.2023 10

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Harvard, Penn and MIT presidents called by Congress to address antisemitism on campus after being criticized by alumni like Bill Ackman

Ackman has called for Harvard to discipline protesters who violate rules because he said the lack of punishment further emboldens them to take “more...

29.11.2023 10

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Billionaire investor Bill Ackman urges Harvard suspensions to tackle 'dire' antisemitism on campus that's 'much worse' than he realized

“I have lost confidence that you and the university will do what is required,” wrote the hedge fund manager and Harvard alum.

05.11.2023 4

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Top law firms warn colleges to take an 'unequivocal stance' against antisemitism and hint they won't recruit students from those that fail to do so

Antisemitic incidents have soared since the war began, and the conflict has bitterly divided dozens of campuses, including Harvard, Stanford and the...

03.11.2023 3

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Mitt Romney and investor Seth Klarman lay into Harvard for failing to protect Jewish students 'amidst the meteoric rise in antisemitism

They cited “threatening” demonstrations by pro-Palestinian students and said Jewish students have locked themselves in dorm for fear of their own...

24.10.2023 2

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Harvard loses another major donor over its 'dismal failure' to take an 'unequivocal stand against the barbaric murders' of Israelis by Hamas

Donors and alumni at some colleges have been pulling support over the institutions’ response to the Hamas attack on Israel, which killed at least...

17.10.2023 20

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