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BU prez hopes hoops buzz continues

Bucknell president talks endowment, hoops

Posted: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 8:23 am

LEWISBURG — Bucknell University President John Bravman and Standard Journal Staff Writer Matt Farrand recently chatted at length. Their conversation opened with a discussion of the cost of a higher education versus the debt incurred, and the question of return of investment of a university of education, noting the successful placement of Bucknell grads in pursuits of their choice.

Of the challenges facing the university, Bravman cited its high aspirations versus the reality of its resources. The talk continued with a discussion of the university’s endowment, or gifts given to support or sustain the university.

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