Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Highest endowed schools see enrollment increase

By Michelle Altman

February 16, 2011

Filed under Campus News

What makes a school truly great? That’s the question that Sandy Baum, a professor of economics at Skidmore College in New York and Michael McPhearson, president of the Spencer Foundation, asked themselves after they recent...

What’s in an envelope? One school bets on your enrollment

By Sam Hayes

September 20, 2010

Filed under Business, Campus News

It’s the spring of your senior year of high school, and you come home every day eagerly awaiting that coveted acceptance letter from your top choice school. You visualize the bold letterhead with your school’s logo on it, plan out in your head how you will tear open the manila and k...

This safety school is better than the elites think

By Nick O'Malley

September 6, 2010

Filed under Columns

An article in Sunday’s Boston Globe, detailing the struggles of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, has put the school’s national standing into focus. The verdict? UMass is a second-rate public university. Since the hir...