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News Briefing: When Strings Are Attached, Quirky Gifts Can Limit Universities

By Kate Golden on April 14, 2008No Comment
  • Universities’ academic programs can be shaped by the interests – and restrictions – of their donors.  [New York Times]
  • Billionaire bond trader will auction the Scandinavian portion of his international stamp collection, to benefit the Millennium Villages Project at the Earth Institute at Columbia.  [New York Times]
  • Charities look for new ways to reach current and prospective donors as they brace for fewer corporate contributions during the economic downturn.  [New York Times]
  • Thomas Jefferson’s library is re-created at the Library of Congress.  [Washington Post]
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