Colleges With Big Endowments Face Calls to Scrap Tuition Payments

Colleges With Big Endowments Face Calls to Scrap Payments l The Economist

March 23, 2016

  • Some lawmakers are wondering whether threats to change the tax-exempt status of endowments might be used to persuade colleges to bring down the cost of tuition, which has increased by 220% in real terms since 1980.