Development/fund-raising

University of Wisconsin Naming Partnership approaches halfway point

As deal to keep Wisconsin Business School name intact approaches its halfway mark, donors consider what it means -- and the changing nature of honoring donors.

Growth in charitable contributions to colleges slows in 2016

Total contributions climbed to $41 billion in 2016 even though gifts from individuals dropped.

Thurgood Marshall College Fund defends accepting Koch money

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Large grant to organization of black colleges reignites debate about taking funds from leading foe of government spending, on which the colleges and many students depend.

UC Irvine moves to reject endowed chair gifts from donor with strong opinions about the study of Hinduism

UC Irvine moves to reject gifts for endowed chairs from group that has strong opinions -- too strong -- about the study of Hinduism and a desire to influence who would be hired.

$400 million gift to Harvard sets off debate about philanthropy to wealthy institutions

$400 million gift to the world's wealthiest university sets off a public backlash about the priorities of billionaire donors and their alma maters.

2014 is record year for higher ed donations

Contributions to colleges and universities hit nearly $38 billion in 2014, making it the strongest year yet for charitable giving.

One college distances itself from Bill Cosby; others stick with him

Allegations against the comedian, an active fund-raiser and speaker in higher education, have led one college to drop his name, while others stand by him.

UNCF receives $25m from Koch brothers, prompting praise and anger

Koch brothers make major gift to the UNCF, primarily for scholarships -- and some wonder why black college group accepted the money and will give Koch some say in how recipients are selected.

Proposed Ph.D. funded by JPMorgan Chase raises questions at U. of Delaware

A planned doctoral program at University of Delaware -- funded primarily by JPMorgan Chase -- is raising questions about academic-business partnerships.

Centre College loses huge donation

What would have been the largest donation ever to a liberal arts college isn't headed to Centre College and it's not exactly clear why.

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