Philanthropy and American Higher Education

Philanthropy and American Higher Education

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Overview

Philanthropy and American Higher Education by J. Thelin, R. Trollinger

Philanthropy and American Higher Education provides higher education professionals, leaders and scholars with a thoughtful, comprehensive introduction to the scope and development of philanthropy and fund raising as part of the essential life and work of colleges and universities in the United States.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349457571
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 08/13/2014
Series: Philanthropy and Education
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 234
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Author John R. Thelin: John R. Thelin is University Research Professor, History of Higher Education & Public Policy, University of Kentucky
Author Richard W. Trollinger: Richard W. Trollinger is Vice President for college relations, Centre College, Danville, KY

Table of Contents

1. Connecting Past and Present: Historical Background on American Philanthropy and Higher Education 2. Giving and Receiving: Major Philosophical Concepts and Theoretical Issues in Philanthropy 3. Philanthropists and Their Foundations 4. Endowments: Colleges and the Stewardship of Good Fortune 5. Government Relations and the Nonprofit Sector: Legislation and Policies in Philanthropy and Higher Education 6. Professionalization of Philanthropy: Fund Raising and Development 7. Colleges and Their Constituencies: New Directions in Philanthropy

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