Inside Higher Ed: Keeping the Faith

Yeshiva University’s finances are a stunning list of headaches: a distracting $380 million lawsuit against top officials, a $60 million bank line of credit (for paying bills) that is secured by two vital campus buildings, and revenue shortfalls that just keep coming, including a deficit of $150 million last year alone.</p>

<p>With no immediate end to such things in sight, Moody’s Investors Service has said bonds issued for Yeshiva – a highly respected Jewish university in Manhattan – are junk.</p>

<p>But administrators say they are working diligently to make the university sustainable, and some faculty, driven by the notion that the university is unique and has assets and a future beyond the eye-popping short-term math, believe the institution is or can eventually be solid.


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