Opinion
March 17, 2016
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How to Steer More From Big College Endowments to Public Needs

Ramin Rahimian for The Chronicle

Nike Chairman Phil Knight gave $400 million to Stanford University for a graduate program that aims to prepare the next generation of global leaders.

Phil Knight’s gift of $400 million to Stanford last month caused another eruption of questions that have been asked with growing intensity lately: How much more money do institutions with billions of dollars in their endowments need?

It’s not...

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