17 juin 2018

$100M Gift to National U for 'Social Emotional Learning'

HomeBy Doug Lederman. A South Dakota businessman has agreed to donate $100 million to the National University System to expand a program he helped start there to build social emotional intelligence in children. More...

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04 juin 2018

George Mason’s President Says Some Donor Agreements Fell ‘Short’ of Academic Standards

George Mason’s President Says Some Donor Agreements Fell ‘Short’ of Academic Standards
Nell Gluckman, Chronicle of Higher Education, 2018/05/01

According to this article, "agreements show that the Koch Foundation and other donors had room to influence the selection and work of the professors whose positions they spent millions to support." More...

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23 mai 2018

New Era for Women as Donors

HomeBy Marjorie Valbrun. As income grows for women, some are flexing purse strings in philanthropy. Dartmouth alumnae campaign to get $1 million gifts from 100 women. More...

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09 mai 2018

Report: Koch college donation came with teacher firing rights

University Business Magazine logoVirginia’s largest public university granted the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of professors in exchange for millions of dollars in donations, according to newly released documents. More...

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08 mai 2018

Gift lift: How higher ed can build donor support

University Business Magazine logoPractical and affordable approaches any institution can employ to engage donors. More...

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06 mai 2018

$100 Million Gift for Brain Science at Brown

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Brown University on Wednesday announced a $100 million gift for its brain science institute. The gift is from Robert J. Carney, an alumnus, and Nancy D. Carney, his wife. More...

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Uncovering Koch Role in Faculty Hires

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. In defending its financial ties to the Charles Koch Foundation -- some $50 million worth, as of 2016 -- George Mason University has cited its academic independence from donors. More...

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Passing on Koch

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Montana State's Faculty Senate narrowly votes down proposed economics research center to be funded by an active Charles Koch Foundation grant. More...

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20 avril 2018

Most university funds now come from local donors

Donations to local universities from South African philanthropists now exceed the income they derive from abroad, according to the latest Annual Survey of Philanthropy in Higher Education, reports Dan Meyer for Business Day. More...

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31 mars 2018

Be a source for our Donation transactions via mobile and social story

University Business Magazine logoColleges need mobile-friendly donation functionality and also should be using tools like the donate button on Facebook to increase giving from younger alumni. We are seeking colleges and universities who have improved their mobile and social transaction efforts to discuss how enhancing the online donor transaction process can result in greater fundraising success. More...

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