College, Inc.: philanthropy

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 04/12/2012

The most generous higher-ed donor ever?

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has given more than $800 million to alma mater Johns Hopkins University, starting with a $5 gift in 1965.

By Daniel de Vise  |  05:43 PM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Development | Tags:  philanthropy, Johns Hopkins University

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 02/23/2012

St. Mary’s College secures major gift for need-based aid

The $1 million donation for need-based aid is a significant boost for a public liberal arts college with a $30 million endowment.

By Daniel de Vise  |  12:33 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Access, Aid, Development, Liberal Arts | Tags:  St. Mary's College of Maryland, philanthropy, financial aid