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  • *Gaim Monaco conference to be held next week. *Meeting is biggest hedge fund get-together in Europe. Boston- based Highfields Capital for instance, which manages billions for big universities and exclusive endowments, gently asks journalists not to call it a hedge fund, preferring asset management firm.

  • BOSTON, June 10- Harvard University's endowment chief, Jane Mendillo, who guided the school's $32.7 billion endowment through the financial crisis and following economic recovery, will leave at the end of 2014, the university said on Tuesday.

  • LOS ANGELES, June 9- Recent college graduates will soon face the first payment on their student loans, even as millions of families nationwide wonder how they'll settle the rising cost of college.

  • The trouble with Zuckerberg's $100M gift: Pros Friday, 23 May 2014 | 4:28 PM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Newark Mayor Cory Booker visit EDUCATION NATION, an educational summit on Rockefeller Plaza.

    Despite Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million gift to Newark, critics say the city has not turned into a "symbol of educational excellence."

  • Best and worst US states for 'Taxpayer ROI' Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    Some states are better than others at giving their residents the best return on their "tax investment."

  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 6:01 AM ET
    President Barack Obama

    President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur job creation.

  • 2U powers best programs in world: CEO     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    Chip Paucek, 2U CEO, discusses the IPO of his cloud based education company that partners with universities to offer online degree programs.

  • Chart of the Day: Religious giving slides Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    A report from Giving USA Foundation shows that donations made to American religious organizations have slowed of late.

  • Wanted: Foreign workers. H-1B visa requests leap Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 3:34 PM ET

    Visa requests allowing overseas nationals to work in the U.S. could reach record levels in 2014.

  • Why new bans on school junk food ads won't fly Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    First Lady Michelle Obama eats lunch with school children in the cafeteria at Parklawn Elementary School in Alexandria, Virginia, January 25, 2012.

    Junk food marketers may still be able to reach students. Here's how.

  • How to make those college essays POP! Wednesday, 18 Dec 2013 | 1:55 PM ET

    It's good to make your college essay conversational but not so conversational it becomes OMG BTW, according to this college advisor.

  • Chinese universities dominate BRIC ranking     Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:30 PM ET

    A new ranking by Quacquarelli Symonds points to sharp contrasts between Indian and China in higher education. The Asia Squawk Box team discuss.

  • Tutoring the rich     Thursday, 12 Dec 2013 | 1:54 PM ET

    A growing number of wealthy parents are hiring tutors for their kids. CNBC's Robert Frank reports some tutors are making up to $400,000 a year.

  • Rethinking higher education     Friday, 6 Dec 2013 | 7:49 AM ET

    John DeGioia, Georgetown University president, discusses the changing landscape of higher education and how to implement change while retaining some long-standing traditions. Also, a look at how Georgetown is helping students meet the rising cost of tuition.

  • Disrupting higher education in the US     Thursday, 5 Dec 2013 | 7:45 AM ET

    Gene Wade, UniversityNow founder & CEO, and Anant Agarwal, EDX president, discuss how they are trying to make education more accessible and affordable to everyone. "Education is a basic human right," Agarwal says.

  • Chegg CEO: Learning will be interactive     Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 9:52 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" team talks with Chegg CEO Dan Rosensweig about Chegg's NYSE debut and their business model. Rosensweig says, "it's not about making money, it's about investing where the opportunity is."

  • Oxford: Demand for MBA degrees remain strong     Thursday, 17 Oct 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    Peter Tufano, Dean of Said Business School, University of Oxford says students from emerging markets continue to flock to business school. He also describes rising interest in entrepreneurship programs.

  • How private schools make public schools better Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 2:57 PM ET

    Some people think that sending your kids to private school makes you a bad person. Here's why they are totally wrong.

  • Parents pay smaller portion of college costs     Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    A new study by Sallie Mae digs into just where the funding for college is coming from. CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight.

  • More Wall Street Hopefuls Heading for Boot Camp Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:24 PM ET

    When millions can be won or lost on one calculation, firms are finding it essential that new hires can tell the difference between a pivot table and a header row. NYT reports.