Contributing to the program would present a burden to a college of our size and would have a direct impact on the services we provide to our students, including financial aid and student support services.
-- Roy Schifilliti, a Wheelock College vice president, commenting on Boston's request for more PILOT payments.
Long term, what’s really going to be important is that everybody thinks they are getting the same fair shake. What we heard was that institutions really weren’t aware of what arrangements their compatriot institutions had, so that brought a natural reluctance for anybody to step forward.
-- Stephen W. Kidder, PILOT task force chairman
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