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Dan Apfel

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Missing the Point on College Endowment Returns

(0) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 3:30 PM

In January, NACUBO, the National Association of College and University Business Officers and Commonfund, an investment manager for non-profits and pension funds, released their annual "Study of Endowments." The results of the annual survey show endowment returns and answer many other questions about how colleges are investing their...

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From #OccupyWallStreet to #OccupyCampus?

(25) Comments | Posted October 9, 2011 | 2:56 PM


On Wednesday, over ten thousand of people rallied in downtown Manhattan at the #OccupyWallStreet protests now in their third week. On campuses across the country, students walked out of class in solidarity with the occupiers.

It is not hard to...

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Move Our Money: Why Universities Should Join the Movement

(7) Comments | Posted March 10, 2010 | 6:11 PM

How much money do you have in the bank? Whether it's $1,000 or $1 million, those deposits cumulatively have a big impact on the local economy, and even more so if you put them in a local bank or credit union. That's the whole idea behind the Move Your Money...

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