Can Classical-Liberal Philanthropy Help Higher Ed?

That is the question that Lenore Ealy addresses in today’s Pope Center Clarion Call. She looks quite a way back into the 20th century to see how the classical-liberal philanthropists of the post-war years went about trying to preserve the remnant of classical-liberal scholarship in an era when the great trend among intellectuals and society generally was toward statism. That was accomplished, but what is our best course now?

Anyone who is interested in higher-education philanthropy should also read the Pope Center’s recent paper “Games Universities Play” by Martin Morse Wooster.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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