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The new coronavirus is hitting colleges and universities hard, but donors...

William Plater, IUPUI; Gene Tempel, Indiana University, and Genevieve Shaker, IUPUI Amid concerns about the deadly coronavirus pandemic, a rapidly growing number of colleges and...

Mormons and money: An unorthodox and messy history of church finances

John Turner, George Mason University The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has allegedly amassed US$100 billion in purportedly charitable assets since 1997 without...

Calling donors to thank them doesn’t make them more likely to...

Anya Samek, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Donors gave US$380 million to nonprofits during 2018’s Giving Tuesday donation...

How higher ed can deal with ethical questions over its disgraced...

Deni Elliott, University of South Florida Private donors are giving colleges and universities record amounts of money – along with increasingly frequent bouts of public...

4 tips for selecting charities after disasters like Hurricane Dorian

David Campbell, Binghamton University, State University of New York Hurricane Dorian’s destruction in the Bahamas, North Carolina and up the Atlantic coast provides a terrible...

How college towns could benefit more from throngs of student volunteers

Jennifer A. Jones, University of Florida Millions of college students volunteer at soup kitchens, animal shelters and other nonprofits near where they go to school....

Could black philanthropy help solve the black student debt crisis?

Mako Fitts Ward, Arizona State University When billionaire Robert E. Smith decided to pay off the student loans of the graduating class of 2019 at...

Gates launches lobbying arm – higher education on agenda

Nicholas Tampio, Fordham University Bill and Melinda Gates have launched a lobbying group in part to drive their agenda on education. The move comes as Congress...

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Julius Caesar in our times

Jyotsna G. Singh, Michigan State University “All the world’s a stage,” Shakespeare once wrote. In recent weeks, that Shakespearean adage has been particularly resonant, with the...