A leading environmentalist who happens to be our former vice president, Al Gore, said, "Holding a 'feel-good' investment may appeal to the heart, but it's of no real use if it doesn't produce a healthy financial return." The investment behavior of university and college endowments appears to conf
Documents have been the primary vehicle for knowledge-sharing since the ancient Egyptians captured ideas on papyrus. Documents nonetheless pose a heavy burden for a university, a sometimes exorbitant cost of doing business in a time of intense fiscal pressure.
Student retention is one of the most important issues facing higher education today. With one-third of college students dropping out of school each year, it's a topic universities across the country have noticed, but few have found a workable solution to the problem.
Long lines, frustrated students, and tired staff-those are the stuff that campus bursar's offices are made of. Or are they?