American politician and railroad tycoon (1824-1893)

Briefly Noted

University M&A, the Jersey way; the college name game; donor intent in Virginia; and more.

New U.

Meet the donors who have taken it upon themselves to launch new colleges

Higher Education

Notable contributions to higher education from the Philanthropy Hall of Fame

Bad Donors, Good Results

Human kindness and charitable success aren't necessarily linked. That's one of the paradoxes of philanthropy.

Spring 2013 - Briefly Noted

Tuition at the Cooper Union, Bill Gates annual letter, Bloomberg at Johns Hopkins, and more