The Pentagon has taken the University of Phoenix off probation, three months after suspending the for-profit school from its military financial aid program and from recruiting on military bases.
How misbehavior that used to result in a trip to the principal’s office is now leading to arrests, interrogations and criminal charges.
The University of California has invested more than $200 million in private equity funds sold by two Silicon Valley venture capital firms. But for years, the firms haven’t provided UC with any information about how each individual investment is performing.
The University of California’s $13.1 billion endowment produced better investment returns last year, according to new financial data. But despite a five-point gain over 2013, UC ranked seventh of the top 10 richest colleges in the U.S.
In January, UCLA issued new travel guidelines and circulated them among its deans and executives. The guidelines add restrictions on spending that go above and beyond the policies that govern all University of California campuses.Prayitno/Flickr Even after UCLA was publicly exposed and criticized for approving lavish travel and entertainment expenses by its top academic officials,
The University of California responded to our story, which also was published in partner publications in a condensed form. To the editors: While the University of California appreciates the attention that the Center for Investigative Reporting recently gave to the UC endowment, I would like to address its shortcomings. First, the limited scope of the
The University of California’s $11.2 billion endowment has produced the worst investment returns of any of the richest colleges in the country over the past decade, an analysis by The Center for Investigative Reporting shows. From the 2004 through 2013 fiscal years, the investment payout for the UC endowment ranked last among the 10 U.S. universities
The Center for Investigative Reporting’s analysis of the University of California’s endowment performance focused on the 10 U.S. universities with the largest endowments, based on data compiled by the National Association of College and University Business Officers. Investment performance data was obtained directly from each university. CIR obtained weighted returns for the system’s individual campuses and