Philanthropists in Higher Education : Institutional, Biographical, and Religious Motivations for Giving. (eBook, 2004) [WorldCat.org]
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Philanthropists in Higher Education : Institutional, Biographical, and Religious Motivations for Giving.

Author: Gregory Cascione
Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2004. ©2005
Series: RoutledgeFalmer studies in higher education.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Summary:
The main purpose of this book is to explore and understand the motivation behind major donations to higher education and what the role of religion is in these motivations. Features interviews with major donors.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cascione, Gregory.
Philanthropists in Higher Education : Institutional, Biographical, and Religious Motivations for Giving.
Florence : Taylor and Francis, ©2004
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gregory Cascione
ISBN: 9780203508701 020350870X
OCLC Number: 1048369311
Description: 1 online resource (164 pages).
Contents: PHILANTHROPISTS IN HIGHER EDUCATION Institutional, Biographical, and Religious Motivations for Giving --
Copyright --
Contents --
Chapter 1 Sacrificial Generosity to Higher Education --
Introduction --
Conclusion --
Chapter 2 Conceptualizing Philanthropic Motivation --
Introduction --
Altruism and Philanthropic Motivation --
Religion and Philanthropic Motivation --
American Religious Pluralism --
Religion and the Founding of American Higher Education --
Conclusion --
Chapter 3 The University as Recipient and Generator of Magnanimous Philanthropy --
Introduction --
Conclusion --
Chapter 4 Of Raccoon Coats: Autobiographical Experiences of Generosity --
Introduction --
Conclusion --
Chapter 5 Religion in the Lives of Major Donors --
Introduction --
Judaism --
Christianity --
The Non-Affiliated --
Conclusion --
Chapter 6 Philanthropic Themes and Poetic Theorizing --
Introduction --
Emergent Themes: Institutional Characteristics --
Emergent Themes: Institutional Endeavors Favoring Philanthropy --
Emergent Themes: Experiences of Generosity --
Emergent Themes: Religion and Philanthropy --
The Crossroads of Church and Alma Mater --
Conclusion --
Chapter 7 Philanthropic Signs and Symbols --
Introduction --
Summary of Emergent Themes: Institutional Perspectives --
Summary of Emergent Themes: Engaging the Major Donor --
Summary of Emergent Themes: Formative Influences --
Summary of Emergent Themes: The Role of Religion --
Future Avenues for Research --
Conclusion --
Epilogue --
Appendix Methodological Proceedings --
Bibliography --
Index.
Series Title: RoutledgeFalmer studies in higher education.

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Higher education relies on the philanthropy of many individuals to sustain and expand its intellectual endeavors at home and abroad. Motivations for philanthropy to higher education coalesce around a  Read more...

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