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Philanthropy in the shaping of American higher education

Merle Eugene Curti

Philanthropy in the shaping of American higher education

by Merle Eugene Curti

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance,
  • Endowments

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Merle Curti and Roderick Nash.
    ContributionsNash, Roderick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB2336 .C8
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 340 p.
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13531157M
    LC Control Number65019399
    OCLC/WorldCa186723

    A quick glance at a timeline of the history of philanthropy makes it clear that giving to higher education has had a strong root in American history (Burlingame ). Even though America emphasized the use of private funding to create less state-centric universities (Thelin and Trollinger ), public colleges have been created and maintained.   Book Review: Philanthropy and American higher education by J. R. Thelin and R. W. Trollinger Jeremy B. Luke and Bruce A. Kimball Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly Author: Jeremy B. Luke, Bruce A. Kimball.

    The Philanthropy Roundtable's Civic Education Program connects donors with strategies, organizations, and projects most likely to increase civic literacy and appreciation of core constitutional principles, such as separation of powers, checks and balances, the rule of law, federalism, the equal protection of the laws, the First Amendment, and the fundamental rights and civic responsibilities. Philanthropy in America: A comprehensive historical encyclopaedia (3 vol. ABC Clio). Curti, Merle E. American philanthropy abroad: a history (Rutgers UP, ). Curti, Merle E. Philanthropy in the Shaping of Higher Education (Rutgers UP, ).) Dillingham, George A. The Foundation of the Peabody Tradition (University Press of America, ).

    Philanthropy in the Shaping of American Higher Education. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press. NOVICK, PETER. That Noble Dream: The "Objectivity Question" and the American Historical Profession. Cambridge, Eng.: Cambridge University Press. SKOTHEIM, ROBERT A. American Intellectual Histories and Historians. Nineteenth century America witnessed the expansion of business enterprise as well as the extension of a system of higher education. Business philanthropy played a substantial role in higher education by filling the gap between the church-supported colleges of the colonial period and the state colleges and universities of later by:


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