Hunkering Down, Colleges Rethink Financial Strategies

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Stuart Bradford for The Chronicle

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Stuart Bradford for The Chronicle

Although some parts of the economy have recovered since the recession, budgets are still tight on many campuses, and colleges are struggling to find new sources of revenue.

State budget cuts and reductions in private donations present mounting challenges. Many less-prestigious private colleges are struggling to keep their discount rates, or the percentage of tuition covered by institutional aid, in check, while many institutions have still not seen their endowments gain back the