We often operate under the misconception that scholarships are the only—or at least best—way to support first-generation college students. That’s not the case, and there are several alternative ways to support first-gen students instead.
Reviewing Timothy P. Carney’s “Alienated America.”
Rob Reich’s book “Just Giving” is thoughtful and serious. But philanthropy has more varied aims than justice, and the pluralism he celebrates can only be fully honored when we allow philanthropists to pursue their own highest ideals.
Just as Easter is the holiday of music, Christmas is the holiday of literature.
Thanksgiving is a holiday of homecoming for many Americans, but that homecoming may be fraught or joyous.
Too many donors place their trust in university leaders with a preference for unrestricted dollars, who ask donors to invest millions without the benefit of independent advice or oversight.
As important as guarding against deviations from donor intent, is finding pathways to fulfill it.
The decline of marriage affects how American civil society holds up.
The upper middle class has become a “complacent class,” of which the defining characteristic is “the lack of a sense of urgency” to achieve something great. How will this affect philanthropy?