Universities profit off of student loans: unfortunately not new news

Today the Huffington Post is reporting that universities are profiting off of Sallie Mae, a large student loan provider, through direct endowment investments. As horrible as this is, its not news that universities profit from their students massive debt. A few months ago I published a paper on how the University of California uses student … Continue reading Universities profit off of student loans: unfortunately not new news

University of California: Debt for Education

As an undergrad at the University of California-San Diego it was no secret that the Regents, who controlled the operation and decision-making of the university, were involved in some risky business. The Regents, a group of Californians entrusted with the education of 11 undergraduate and graduate campuses, are appointed by the governor. Their appointments are … Continue reading University of California: Debt for Education