Colleges campuses generate summertime income

June 22, 2009
Schools offer camps, conferences, other activities to boost bottom line

From The New York Times: Colleges and universities have begun to recognize that during the summertime their sparsely used campuses can be cash cows. They have tried to fill those once-sleepy weeks with enrichment workshops, for-credit courses, day camps, conferences, private parties and film shoots. That is especially true this summer, as financially battered schools seek to wring all the value they can from venerable halls and shiny athletic centers.

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