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5 ways MacKenzie Scott’s $5.8 billion commitment to social and economic...

Elizabeth J. Dale, Seattle University The author and philanthropist MacKenzie Scott announced on Dec. 15 that she had given almost US$4.2 billion to hundreds of...

How a flu virus shut down the US economy in 1872...

Ernest Freeberg, University of Tennessee In 1872 the U.S. economy was growing as the young nation industrialized and expanded westward. Then in the autumn, a...

Opportunities to practice real-life philanthropy bring academic benefits

Kajsa Larson, Northern Kentucky University and Mark A. Neikirk, Northern Kentucky University A crisis shelter for battered women. A nonprofit that provides wigs and makeup...

The Life and Mission of Atul Tandon, Recipient of Life &...

Ending Extreme Poverty Atul Tandon is fighting for one big goal: to end extreme poverty in his lifetime.  An Indian-born banker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is...

Latest legal hurdle to removing Confederate statues in Virginia: The wishes...

Allison Anna Tait, University of Richmond A controversial statue of Robert E. Lee will remain in place in Richmond, the former capital of the American...

Rich folks aren’t that stingy after all

Benjamin A. Priday, Texas A&M University At least half of American families have been giving money to charity every year – but that fraction...

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...

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...

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