Philanthropy in the history of American higher education by Jesse Brundage Sears

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  • Endowments -- United States.,
  • Education, Higher.,
  • Education -- United States -- History.

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SeriesBulletin / U.S. Bureau of Education -- 1922, no. 26, Library of American civilization -- LAC 16695.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationvi, 112 p.
Number of Pages112
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Open LibraryOL17145260M

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A work that can truly be described as an underground masterpiece, Sears' Philanthropy in the History of American Higher Education was written as a dissertation seventy years ago, and subsequently published as a "Bulletin" by the United States Bureau of Education in It has been much spoken of and little read since by:   Philanthropy in the history of American higher education Paperback – Octo by Jesse Brundage [from old c Sears (Creator) See all 23 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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.

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This book will provide useful background information for future college presidents, higher education fundraising executives, and those involved in managing college and university Manufacturer: Palgrave Macmillan.

This essay is organized chronologically and thematically to provide an introduction to the literature on the history of philanthropy in higher education. It focuses on pivotal moments and areas of particular : Andrea Walton. Philanthropy in the history of American higher education Item Preview remove-circle Philanthropy in the history of American higher education by Sears, Jesse Brundage, Publication date HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR.

About this book 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.

Written by a leading expert in the field of education funding, this book addresses the role of philanthropy in higher education in the U.S. It reviews the philanthropy and fundraising literature and assesses the current state of private funding in American higher education/5(2).

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Find more information about: ISBN: Philanthropy as part of American higher education has a distinctive character and strong presence. 1 At the institutional level, this was best illustrated in by Stanford University’s successful completion of its five-year campaign to raise $ by: 1.

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Rate it Author: Jesse Brundage Sears. 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.

show more3/5(2). This study represents an attempt to trace the influence of philanthropy in the development of higher education in America. Incident to this has been the further question of what has been evolved by way of a theory of educational endowments, or, broader still, of educational : Jesse Brundage Sears.

A work that can truly be described as an underground masterpiece, Sears' Philanthropy in the History of American Higher Education was written as a dissertation seventy years ago, and subsequently published as a "Bulletin" by the United States Bureau of Education in It has been much spoken of.

Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sears, Jesse Brundage, Philanthropy in the history of American higher education. Philanthropy and American Higher Education follows the issues which have endured in giving and receiving philanthropy to American faculties and universities from the seventeenth century to present day.

By way of historic, philosophical, monetary and approved views, along with data analysis, Thelin and Trollinger outline their notion that assist.

Philanthropy has played an important role in the history of higher education since the seminal donation made by John Harvard inwhich created the now world-famous college of the same name (Burlingame ). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Philanthropy in The History of American Higher Education Sears Brundag at the best online prices at.

This book illuminates the philanthropic impulse that has influenced women’s education and its place in the broader history of philanthropy in America. Contributing to the history of women, education, and philanthropy, the book shows how voluntary activity and home-grown educational enterprise were as important as big donors in the development.

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 : Palgrave Macmillan US.

Private giving has been instrumental in American higher education’s development. Especially before state and federal governments started spending more on college and universities during the Cold War, philanthropy served as a major source of financial support for those institutions.

Yet conservative donors, especially Continue reading →. "Philanthropy and American Higher Education brings to life the past and present issues that have made giving and receiving central to our colleges and universities from the 17th century to the 21st century.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: a xiv, pages ; 23 cm. Contents: Connecting past and present: historical background on philanthropy and American higher education --Giving and receiving: major philosophical concepts and theoretical issues in philanthropy --Philanthropists and their foundations --Endowments: college and the stewardship of good fortune.

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.

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.

Those of you wishing to get a sweeping overview of the history of the nonprofit sector and philanthropy in the United States will be well rewarded by reading Philanthropy in America: A History by Oliver Zunz (Princeton University Press, c).

It “tell[s] the story of the convergence of big-money philanthropy and mass giving that sustained civil society initiatives over the 20 th. Higher education funders are increasingly recognizing that racial equity is an unavoidable, core part of their work.

The Lumina Foundation adopted a new racial equity focus as part of its efforts to reach an ambitious national goal by The New Education Philanthropy is essential reading for all parties in the debate over education. — Dale Russakoff, author of The Prize: Who's in Charge of America's Schools.

Hess, Henig, and the contributing authors have made a valuable contribution to the dialogue about the appropriate role of wealthy donors in K–12 education.

Centre College’s Vice President for College Relations Richard Trollinger, one of the nation’s leading experts in educational fundraising, has just published a history of philanthropy and its role in the evolution of American higher education. His co-author on the book, Philanthropy and American Higher Education (Palgrave MacMillan, ), is his colleague John R.

Thelin, the [ ]. The individual essays will be significant tools for teaching history of education courses and courses in American history, particularly addressing such subfields as the history of literacy, gender, childhood, politics, philanthropy, demography, urban change and growth, and cultural institutions.".

This path-breaking study of American educational philanthropy was one of the volumes supported by foundations in an effort to build public and scholarly understanding of the role of private giving in American life.

This edition is prefaced by a new. John R. Thelin ΦBK, Brown University, Author From the publisher: Colleges and universities are among the most cherished institutions in American society - and also among the most controversial.

Yet affirmative action and skyrocketing tuition are only the most recent dissonant issues to emerge. Recounting the many crises and triumphs in the long history of American higher education /5. Most people agree that higher education is worthy of philanthropic support. Innearly half of all donations from the largest 50 donors in the United States went to colleges and universities.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media 9 Significance of Contemporary Philanthropy in Higher Education 10 The Great Wealth Transfer 13 An Organizational Guide to the Rest of the Monograph 14 The Influence of Philanthropy on American Higher Education 17 British Support for the Creation of American Higher Education.

interdisciplinary research field in American higher education – that it tran-scend its origins in social work and in the pursuits of relatively autonomous scholars. This Payton–Hodgkinson proposal became a partial reality.

Although no distinctive departments of philanthropy have emerged in AmericanFile Size: KB. Big Philanthropy's Role in Higher Education has pointed out in her book The Death and Life of the Great American School System (Basic Books, ), in the four largest outside.

PDF | On Jan 1,Seth Matthew Fishman and others published Essential Documents in the History of American Higher Education ed. by John R. Thelin | Find, read and cite all the research you. Apparently, Great Britain is not an isolated case in the lack of business philanthropy for higher education during this period.

While Beard notes a number of Dutch, German, and Italian businessmen as patrons of the arts, the only giver to higher education she mentions is Gresham. Beard, Miriam, A History of Business (2 volumes), Ann Arbor, MI Cited by: Rockefeller’s interests in higher education ranged widely, but he is remembered for three achievements.

One of his earliest philanthropic interests was higher education for African Americans. Inhe began a series of gifts to the Atlanta Baptist Female Seminary, a struggling school for African-American .In Dangerous Donations: Northern Philanthropy and Southern Black Education,not only do the authors critique the potential and limitations of philanthropy, but they provide significant insights into an important era in Black history and American education.

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