Big charities not spending bulk of Haiti donations
Americans gave nearly $500 million to 23 big U.S. charities, yet while some of the money is being spent, most of it still sits in bank accounts, ABC News reported Feb. 11 (see Haiti charity story).
State universities gear for more recession fallout
With the recession hurting state governments, state universities are bracing for more spending cuts and tuition hikes, BusinessWeek reported Feb. 11 (see state universities cost-cutting story).
Private colleges starting to limit loan-free aid
The weak economy is forcing some private colleges to limit loan-free financial aid, the Associated Press reported Feb. 12 (see college financial-aid story).