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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Yeshiva University
Yeshiva College was founded in 1928 as an expansion to stem the tide of TA graduates to secular colleges.
Bar-Ilan University (BIU, ××•× ×™×‘×¨×¡×™×˜×ª בר-אילן) is a university in Ramat Gan, Israel.
Queens College of The City University of New York Queens College is one of the senior colleges of the City University of New York.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Yeshiva-University   (3230 words)

 Yeshiva University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University is also affiliated with two yeshiva high schools, Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls, located in Queens, and The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy Yeshiva University High School for Boys, located on the school's Wilf Campus.
Stern College for Women, providing both an advanced Jewish education and full undergraduate curriculum, was established in the 1950's (its campus is in Midtown Manhattan), as was the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in the Bronx.
Joel, a graduate of MTA, holder of a law degree from New York University and a former dean of Cardozo, was head of Hillel, the foundation for Jewish campus life, which coordinates Jewish activities at universities around the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yeshiva_University   (2622 words)

 Universities in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The American university system is highly decentralized because of the U.S. Constitution's Tenth Amendment, which delegates all unenumerated powers, including education, "to the states, or to the people." Ergo, except for the United States service academies, the federal government does not directly regulate universities.
Public universities, or state universities, with a similiar level of rigor to Ivy League universities are called Public Ivies.
College admissions in the United States is competitive, to varying degrees.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/US_universities   (543 words)

 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Yale University
The university's assets include a $15.2 billion endowment (the second-largest of any academic institution in the world) and more than a dozen libraries that hold a total of 11 million volumes.
The university would later add the Yale School of Music (1894), the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies (1901), Yale School of Public Health (1915), and the Yale School of Nursing (1923), Yale School of Management (1976), and reorganize its relationship with the Sheffield Scientific School.
List of US colleges and universities by endowment including the more pertinent measure of "Endowment per Student".
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Yale_University   (6013 words)

 SEAS Endowment Funds
For centuries, gifts to the endowments of colleges and universities have been the primary means by which individuals share their resources with future generations and help sustain the forward march of humankind.
Most endowment funds are named for the donor or another honored person and thus serve as a continuing legacy of an individual's commitment to education and society.
An endowment donor is a special kind of benefactor, one whose commitment is unusually deep and whose vision is unusually long, an individual with an understanding and appreciation of higher education's purpose and importance.
www.seas.gwu.edu /gwu/shared/endowment_funds_06.php?rsn=iase   (345 words)

 KLD Research & Analytics, Inc. -- Socially Responsible Investing and Research
While some US colleges and universities are enhancing endowment transparency and engaging in socially responsible investment, most oppose disclosure and are also retreating from SRI.
They are simply requesting disclosure of proxy voting records and endowment holdings, information necessary to assess and debate the degree to which current investment decisions are consistent with their schools' values and mission statements.
In 2001, 38.6 percent of university investment management policies take SRI criteria into consideration on their own accord or when required by donors; in 2004, this number slipped to 27.6 percent, according to the study.
www.kld.com /article.cgi?id=1676   (989 words)

 College Rankings: General and Undergraduate
This site identifies colleges and universities that promote the development of moral character by emphasizing character-building as an integral part of their students' experience.
Universities are clustered and ranked according to total and federal research funding, endowment assets, annual giving, National Academy membership, prestigious faculty awards, doctorates awarded, postdoctoral appointees, and SAT scores of entering freshmen.
Listed are both the top 30 National Universities and the top 30 liberal arts colleges based on their criteria.
www.library.uiuc.edu /edx/rankgen.htm   (1795 words)

 Planned Giving Donor Stories
Seattle Pacific University is consistently rated one of the best educational values in the West while concurrently keeping its commitment to prime education initiatives and maximizing its growing regional influence.
Administrators have diligently contained the price of an SPU education, preventing the steep tuition increases that have plagued many other colleges and universities of similar prominence and stature.
To achieve its position of leadership among Christian colleges and universities, Seattle Pacific has enjoyed the continuing support of a widening circle of alumni, donors and friends who believe that shaping graduates of competence and character-who are able to engage the culture in word and deed-results in a changed world.
advance.spu.edu /ways/endowment.asp   (399 words)

 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)
Spelman College (GA) is featured as a "best money buy" in the well-respected US News National Rankings and was recently ranked first in a Black Enterprise rating of the Top 50 Colleges for African Americans.
Howard University (DC) is the wealthiest HBCU, with an endowment of $152 million.
VUU has the distinction of being one of the oldest historically fl colleges in the South and is home to nearly 1,700 students.
www.collegeanswer.com /selecting/content/sel_minority_hbcu.jsp   (484 words)

 Swarthmore College Encyclopedia Article @ GreatArtworks.com (Great Artworks)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
New research by Swarthmore College economics professor Thomas Dee sheds some insight: Children can improve performance in their lagging subject if taught by...
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
List of gamelan ensembles in the United States
www.greatartworks.com /encyclopedia/Special:Whatlinkshere/Swarthmore_College   (127 words)

 College Endowment List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Endowment gifts that are not restricted by donors work for the College in perpetuity as...
Unfortunately, US News' change will do nothing to reform a ranking system that places too much emphasis each college's endowment and tuition revenue and far...
District 13: New College of the University of South Florida,...
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 DePauw Ranked #3 "Most Connected" US College by Princeton Review
In February 2001, DePauw University received a $20-million grant from Lilly Endowment to establish a national technology center and launch a series of initiatives to guarantee that the university's 2,350 students, faculty, and staff will be equipped to provide the creativity and leadership required by the digital age.
University's campus activities, social climate and student-run radio station as among the nation's best.
The unscientific, random survey of more than 110,000 students at the nation's top colleges ranks DePauw as #1 in "major frat and sorority scene"; it lists WGRE as the #6 college radio station in the country; and DePauw is #12 for "more to do on campus".
www.collegenews.org /x3785.xml   (1051 words)

 Grants List-A
For US citizens or permanent residents who hold a bachelor's degree Projects in the past include' math/science camps for girls, gender equity training, mentor programs for girls and women, parenting/family education programs, adolescent pregnancy prevention campaigns, women's history month events, and conferences on women's issues.
This program is open to all qualified U.S. citizens and permanent resident aliens without regard to race, age, gender, religion, color, national origin, mental or physical disability, or status as a disabled veteran or a veteran of the Vietnam war era.
Candidate must be a US citizen and have been accepted to the graduate planning program at one of the five eligible institutions (see brochure); must be in need of financial assistance.
www.csun.edu /~sg61795/grants/grants.html   (4641 words)

 Trip to College :: Paying for College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
This is important because some colleges and universities do not rely solely upon the federal formula.
Some colleges and universities (often more selective schools) may include these kinds of resources, which could mean that the college will expect the family to pay more, even if the federal formula doesn’t say that they should.
When a college chooses to look at these additional factors, they usually require the student to complete another financial aid form – often times it is a form called the CCS Profile.
www.triptocollege.org /paying_colleges/valuable_tips.html   (1070 words)

 Partial List and Descriptions of US Colleges and Universities with SRI policies and Practices
A week beforehand each member receives a list of all upcoming resolutions to be discussed as well as a briefing paper with ACSR and CCSR precedent, IRRC company reports, and individual Committee research.
The APIR functions as a channel between the University community and the Board of Trustees by holding public events where specific concerns may be addressed by members of the Stanford community.
A snapshot of the endowment is taken in February and run against an IRRC list of upcoming proxy resolutions which is available in March.
www.bc.edu /bc_org/avp/cas/soc/Justice/documents/school_sampling.htm   (3288 words)

 Most expensive colleges 2004-05 - Oct. 26, 2004
Landmark College, which caters to students with learning disabilities such as dyslexia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, has the dubious honor of being this year's most expensive college, according to a list compiled by the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The list of the top 10 most expensive colleges this year is similar to that of 2003, with a few exceptions.
The College Board reported that the average tuition for undergrads attending four-year public universities jumped 10.5 percent this year.
money.cnn.com /2004/10/21/pf/college/expensive_colleges   (395 words)

 Internet Reference Resources -- Colleges/Universities
Browse BrainTrack or listing at University of Florida for list of American universities.
List, including Web links if available, of over 1,000 community and junior colleges in all 50 states.
January 2006 NACUBO list on which this is based.
www.lib.virginia.edu /reference/general/colleges.html   (453 words)

 About - Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Each year the Endowment offers 8-10 one-year fellowships to uniquely qualified graduating seniors and individuals who have graduated during the past academic year.
Students on F-1 visas who are eligible to work in the US for the full year (August 1 through July 31) may apply for the program.
The Carnegie Endowment's deadline is January 15 (or the Friday before if January 15 falls on a weekend of holiday).
www.carnegieendowment.org /about/index.cfm?fa=jrFellows   (771 words)

The database lists approximately 6,500 institutions that are accredited by participating or recognized organizations of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or are recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) as of 2000-2001.
Each accrediting organization's list of institutions is prefaced by a brief description of the accredited status of the institutions on the list and the year for which the list is accurate.
Henry is Vice President and CIO at Rice University, and also University Librarian, in charge of academic technology, university library and digital library initiatives.
www.freepint.com /resourceshelf/2003_08_01_resourceshelf_archive.html   (9853 words)

 Inspecting Carol
A man who asks to audition at a small theatre is mistaken for an informer for the National Endowment for the Arts.
Abilene Christian University has been recognized as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report.
ACU is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities.
www.acu.edu /academics/cas/theatre/productions/season0506/carol.html   (136 words)

 Most expensive colleges - Nov. 5, 2003
In October, the College Board announced that the cost of attending a public college or university rose by 9.8 percent, the largest annual increase in 30 years.
With the average university price tag rising far faster than inflation, tuition and fees at the most expensive schools pushed higher, too.
With the cost of providing higher education rising, many larger, elite universities have used fat endowments as a buffer.
money.cnn.com /2003/11/04/pf/college/expensive_colleges?cnn=yes   (425 words)

 College and University Endowments, 2005
Endowment is market value at fiscal year-end 2005.
Risky bu$ine$$: hedge funds are lightly regulated and high risk, but they have grown over the years as a percentage of all endowment......
The culture of Catholic Women's colleges at the University of Toronto 1911-1925 (1).
www.infoplease.com /ipa/A0112636.html   (144 words)

 Colleges & Universities - Ivy League to eliminate tuition in 2005
Colleges & Universities - Ivy League to eliminate tuition in 2005
Colleges & Universities > Colleges and Universities > Admissions
rake em and their parents for endowment money when they grad.
www.myonlinecolleges.com /forum/showthread.php?p=3932   (370 words)

 Peter Suber, Open Access News
The DRC is essentially an OAI-compliant, open-access repository, built on Fedora, serving the 84 colleges and universities in the OhioLINK consortium.
In March, the University of California at Berkeley Faculty Senate adopted a Scholarly Publishing Statement of Principles.
It also has the benefit of substantial advertising revenues not accessible to most scholarly publishers....At the US National Academy of Sciences, as Diane Sullenberger explained, the Proceedings (PNAS) are run as a break-even operation, deriving revenue solely from authors and subscribers.
www.earlham.edu /~peters/fos/2005_05_01_fosblogarchive.html   (8193 words)

 Trip to College :: Search Indiana Colleges
Note: Search results reflect all colleges that meet ANY of your preferences, with those that meet the greatest number of your preferences listed first.
Included in this search are the Indiana colleges and universities eligible to receive State of Indiana financial aid.
As a result, this list includes both private and public institutions as well as non-profit and
www.triptocollege.org /indiana_colleges/search_results.cfm   (107 words)

 Reading List Summary
College and University Faculty (US Department of Labor)
Winston, Gordon C. "Capital and Capital Costs in 2700 US Colleges and Universities," The Williams Project on the Economics of Higher Education, DP-33 December 1995
Distribution of University of Florida Budget by Function and Source, 1997-98.
people.umass.edu /lombardi/edu03/reading_sum.html   (3101 words)

 AHA: About Us
AHA members include K –12 teachers, academics at two- and four-year colleges and universities, graduate students, historians in museums, historical organizations, libraries and archives, government and business, as well as independent historians.
The Association also publishes Perspectives, the major national news monthly of the profession, which provides the most comprehensive news and information about the state of the field, and the most extensive list of jobs in the discipline.
Its annual meeting is the largest annual gathering of historians in the U.S., with a diverse agenda that brings together historians from every specialization and work context.
www.historians.org /info/index.cfm   (713 words)

 Top American Universities - ABC Degree   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
Research enterprise focused on the issues of measuring university performance and rankings of top public research universities.
Top 100 North and Latin American Universities … Copyright © 2004 Institute of Higher Education, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, All Rights Reserved.
The African American colleges with the largest endowments are Howard University, Spelman College, Hampton University and Morehouse College.
www.sjzdp.com /top-american-universities.html   (434 words)

 AAJA : News : MediaWatch : Radio Show Mocks Asian Awards Ceremony : AAJA MediaWatch Commitee Bios   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-02)
MURALI BALAJI is a doctoral fellow at Penn State University and author of two books, including House of Tinder (iUniverse, 2003) and The Professor and The Pupil: The Politics of W.E.B. Du Bois and Paul Robeson (University of Missouri Press, 2006).
He has lectured at various colleges and universities, and, in 2005, was honored by the Goldey-Beacom College in Delaware with the "Outstanding Educator Award" for his efforts in media advocacy.
She graduated from Princeton University in public and international affairs, and is a member of its first graduating class of women.
www.aaja.org /news/mediawatch/2006_01_27_1/committeebios   (1226 words)

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