Sunday, August 31, 2008
The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports that Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Representative Peter Welch (D-Vermont) announced last week that they will hold a roundtable with university officials and others to discuss endowments and college costs on Monday, September 8th. Their press release is available in an announcement about the roundtable from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). The title of the roundtable will be "Maximizing the Use of Endowment Funds and Making Higher Education More Affordable." Confirmed speakers include law professors Iris Goodwin (Tennessee) and Michael Klausner (Stanford), as well as representatives of the American Council on Education, the National Association of College and University Business Officers, and the Association of American Universities.