FAR in the News

CU Leadership Program, Revamped, Earns Praise

Daily Camera

Oct 03, 2019 |

Walking into a University of Colorado Boulder engineering class these days is a toss up — are you going to hear a lecture…

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Tough Love From Funders as Radical Colleges Flunk Traditional Financing Model

Inside Philanthropy

Apr 15, 2019 |

Next year was supposed to be a happy one for Hampshire College, with the small but high-profile liberal arts college in Western…

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Beyond Zombies: How Donors Can Help to Promote Academic Rigor and Excellence in Higher Education

Heritage Foundation Insider Magazine

Dec 21, 2018 by Jacqueline Pfeffer Merrill |

Many alumni are disenchanted with higher education. They are dismayed that their alma maters seemingly no longer uphold high…

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Higher Ed Solutions? FAR Executive Director Reviews Two New Books

Philanthropy Magazine

Oct 11, 2018 by Jacqueline Pfeffer Merrill |

When a product’s quality sags, as prices soar, while managers encourage scandalous behavior, and no one is held to…

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