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College Colleges & Universities


  • Notre Dame 'Earns Stripes' in Current Market: Endowment Chief

    Unlike the football team in recent years, the University of Notre Dame’s endowment has been more consistently successful.

  • Notre Dame's Winning Endowment Strategy Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 8:35 AM ET
    Notre Dame's Winning Endowment Strategy

    Scott Malpass, University of Notre Dame CIO, discusses how he manages the $7.2 billion endowment for the "Fighting Irish."

  • Florida, the New Silicon Valley? Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 7:40 AM ET
    Florida, the New Silicon Valley?

    Bernie Machen, University of Florida president, discusses how he is helping Gov. Rick Scott, (R-FL) bring high-tech jobs to the Sunshine State.

  • College Costs the Next Fiscal Cliff? Friday, 5 Oct 2012 | 2:48 PM ET
    College Costs the Next Fiscal Cliff?

    Student loan debt topped a trillion bucks this year, and the price of higher education is soaring. Derek Thompson, sr. editor at The Atlantic, discusses why college costs are so high.

  • Is College a Waste? Thursday, 4 Oct 2012 | 2:50 PM ET
    Is College a Waste?

    Andy Kessler, "Eat People" author, explains whether you really need to attend college.

  • Education Nation: Growing Future Entrepreneurs Friday, 28 Sep 2012 | 1:53 PM ET
    Education Nation: Growing Future Entrepreneurs

    Read any letter from a university president these days and you will inevitably find the words “entrepreneurial” or “entrepreneurship.”

  • Student Debt Burden Hits Record 19% of Households Thursday, 27 Sep 2012 | 8:34 AM ET
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    With college enrollment growing, student debt has stretched to a record number of U.S. households — nearly 1 in 5 — with the biggest burdens falling on the young and poor.

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    The percentage of U.S. consumers with two or more outstanding loans has nearly doubled since 2005, and the amount of debt is up more than 50 percent, according to new figures from FICO — the company that calculates credit scores for the major credit bureaus.

  • Debt-Free College? Yes, It Exists Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 12:08 PM ET
    A runner passes a sign on the campus of Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina.

    While the country’s higher education system is plagued by the student debt crisis, one college has instituted a  policy that will eliminate or dramatically decrease the debt that students graduate with. Will others follow?

  • Ed Tech Startups Transform Learning Tuesday, 25 Sep 2012 | 10:58 AM ET
    Ed Tech Startups Transform Learning

    A slew of startups are turning education as we know it upside down, using technology to make it more effective and more accessible.

  • Yahoo CEO Dumps Blackberry Smartphones Monday, 17 Sep 2012 | 1:51 PM ET
    Yahoo CEO Dumps Blackberry Smartphones

    Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Meyer is giving every single employee a new smartphone of their choice, except a Blackberry, with CNBC's Robert Frank, and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Keep Companies With High Dividends: Cramer Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 6:58 PM ET
    Keep Companies With High Dividends: Cramer

    Mad Money host Jim Cramer speaks to Campus Crest Communities co-founder & CEO Ted Rollins, about its dividend plans, and the state of college enrollment and its competitive advantage in the construction space.

  • Are 529 College Savings Plans Too Easy To Beat? Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 10:56 AM ET

    Many say 529 savings plans are the best way to save for college, but interest in them is cooling.

  • Cheat U? Harvard Probes Dozens for Possible Cheating Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 3:48 PM ET
    Harvard University

    Dozens of Harvard University students are being investigated for cheating after school officials discovered they may have shared answers or plagiarized on a final exam.

  • Financing Student Housing Monday, 27 Aug 2012 | 1:13 PM ET

    Investing in housing for your college student may reduce his or her room-and-board bill, provide a revenue source, and in some cases a tax deduction.

  • No College Degree Required: $100,000 Jobs Saturday, 25 Aug 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    Making a six-figure salary without earning a college degree can be achieved.

  • Does Your Kid Need a Coach to Get Into College? Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    As the kids head back to school, the stress of the college application process isn’t far behind. The cost and complexity of college today has some parents turning to educational consultants for help.

  • Student Entrepreneurial Experience

    From Nebraska to Oregon to Pennsylvania to New York, cities, schools and not-for-profit organizations are responding to kids' interest in the subject well before they enter college.

  • Why College May Not Be Worth It Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 1:11 PM ET

    Given the skyrocketing cost of post-secondary education; static, underwhelming graduation rates and a dismal job market, some say smart, talented and driven teens are better off diving into the real world without a bachelor's degree.

  • NCAA Slams Penn State With Unprecedented Sanctions Monday, 23 Jul 2012 | 9:26 AM ET
    Penn State student Laura Lovins and others react to the sanctions the NCAA announced against Penn State in the HUB on the campus of Penn State on July 23, 2012 in State College, Pennsylvania.

    The NCAA has slammed Penn State with an unprecedented series of penalties, including a $60 million fine and the loss of all coach Joe Paterno's victories from 1998-2011, in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.