Earlier this year, two U.S. Congressional committees reached out to Baylor and 55 other private universities with endowments of more than $1 billion to try and understand how those schools were using those endowments to offset skyrocketing tuition increases for low- and moderate-income students. Congress is evaluating the value of federal policies that permit tax-free investment earnings for schools and tax deductions for donors. Baylor shared its response with The Baylor Line (Link) for our Spring/Summer 2016 issue, which is arriving in members’ mailboxes …

Baylor Line FoundationTug of War: Using the endowment to offset tuition costs for low- and moderate-income students (A Baylor Line preview)