An industrialist’s fortune was used to invent a remarkably different kind of school that is helping revive U.S. industry. Its addition of strong creative, communicating, and business flavors to previous recipes for training engineers is influencing hundreds of other American colleges.
Prominent philanthropists discuss with us how private action can improve our nation even if politics remains fractious, the advantages donors and volunteers have when it comes to succeeding at societal reform, and the dangers that philanthropy needs to watch out for. Featuring Betsy DeVos, Phil Anschutz, Bernie Marcus, Harris Rosen, Jack Miller, Jeff Sandefer, David Weekley, and others.
If I told you that the art exhibition receiving the highest attendance—and most fervent popular response—in the world takes place every year in America's 123rd largest city, what would you say? You ought to ask "Who's the clever philanthropist?
Guess where the greatest trove of stained glass and other masterpieces created by America’s superb craftsman Louis Comfort Tiffany is located? No, it’s not his hometown of New York. And there’s a reason for that.