Education: Two-Time Winners

Getting a gift of several million dollars "won't make your life any happier," the Ford Foundation's James W. Armsey warns panting university officials. Though the money "is comforting to contemplate, the new level of excellence the grants are designed to help you reach is disturbing and disruptive to achieve." Since 1960, the foundation has generously disrupted ten universities and 47 private liberal arts colleges with gifts amounting to $200 million. Last week Ford raised the total by $18.5 million, awarded matching grants to Brown, Brandeis, and the University of Southern California.

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