In the Battle for Academic Firepower, Another Big Gift to Recruit Superstar Faculty

In the Battle for Academic Firepower, Another Big Gift to Recruit Superstar Faculty

In an increasingly competitive higher ed landscape, donors are ramping up support for universities' efforts to recruit "superstar" professors. We dig into a recent gift to Wharton from a Wall Street billionaire.

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Faithful Patron: How a Private Equity Veteran Thinks About His Campus Giving

Faithful Patron: How a Private Equity Veteran Thinks About His Campus Giving

Marc J. Leder went to Penn on student loans, and hasn’t forgotten the school that gave him his start. We talk with Leder about his recent seven-figure gifts to his alma mater and his philanthropic mission overall.

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