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This edition: Marxe Issues - The Ethical Dangers ofPolitically Motivated Philanthropy in HigherEducation

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Episode Details

Original tape date: February 5, 2019.

First aired: February 19, 2019.

This Marxe Issues program will focus on why universities and colleges must carefully monitor their donor base to avoid politically or ideologically driven philanthropy from seeking unethical influence on college campuses. The panelists will address this issue sighting recent cases and the steps taken to introduce new policies and philanthropic strategies. This Marxe Issues panel of experts includes two officials from George Mason University, the institution exposed in national press headlines for being influenced by politically motivated donors. Panelist: James H. Finkelstein, Michael Seltzer and Judith Wilde. Moderator: David S. Birdsell. Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Sponsored by: Baruch College Austin W. Marxe School of Public and International Affairs City University of New York.