BHOWMICK | Why Should I Give Back?
“If you get, give. If you learn, teach.” — Maya Angelou
Yet, every time we are asked to give, we feel unsettled. At Cornell, student leaders are constantly battling, working with and against the administration with respect to the rising costs of tuition. An Ivy League education is expensive, despite the number of generous endowed scholarships, grants, need-based, need-blind or merit-based financial aid. The cost of private higher education is going up faster than inflation.