Major Nonprofit Stories (3/1/09-3/8/09)

“Keeping the Faith, Ignoring the History.” Oped. By Susan Jacoby. The New York Times.
March 1, 2009.

“George Mason University, Among First With an Emirates Branch, Is Pulling Out.” By Tamar Lewin. The New York Times. March 1, 2009.

“Blogs In, Badges Out as Girl Scouts Modernize Amid Falling Membership, Group Is Rebranding Itself, but Cookies Will Remain.” By Megan Greenwell. Washington Post.
March 2, 2009.

“Charities Say Tax Changes Add to Pain.” By Robert Guth and Mike Spector. Wall Street Journal. March 2, 2009.

“Charitable-Giving Plan Divides Nonprofit Groups and Worries Donors.” By Holly Hall. Chronicle of Philanthropy. March 2, 2009.

“Up to 300 Will be Fired.” By Isaac Arnsdorf and Victor Zapana. Yale Daily News.
March 2, 2009.

Philanthropy and Its Enemies: Activists want to redistribute foundation wealth based on racial quotas.” OpEd. By Naomi Schaefer Riley. Wall Street Journal. March 3, 2009.

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“Some Explaining to Do: Harvard Must Detail Finances to Make cuts in Allston and Elsewhere.” Editorial. Harvard Crimson. March 3, 2009.

“A Modern Mr. Harkness: Harvard’s Losses Position It Well as a Beneficiary but Perpetuate a Paternalistic Norm “ By Noah M. Silver. Oped. Harvard Crimson. March 3, 2009.

“Nonprofit hospitals targeted on leader pay; Boards must hold line, senator says.” By Lisa Wangsness. The Boston Globe. March 4, 2009.

“University Justifies Investment Strategies.” By Isaac Arnsdorf. Yale Daily News. March 4, 2009.

“The Met Offers Chagalls as Collateral.” By Daniel J. Wakin. The New York Times. March 4, 2009.

“Going the Nonprofit Route”A Social Solution, Without .” By Marci Alboher. The New York Times. March 5, 2009.

“Charities Say Government Is Ignoring Them in Crisis.” By Stephanie Strom. The New York Times. March 5, 2009.
For text of the “manifesto” to which this article refers, go to http://www.jhu.edu/listeningpost/forward/

“Mother Jones Tests Nonprofit Model in Race to Survive the Recession.” By Tim Arango. The New York Times. March 7, 2009.

“An Empire for Poor Working Women, Guided by a Gandhian Approach.” By Somini Sengupta. The New York Times. March 7, 2009.

“Parents Sue Trustees Over Prep School’s Shutdown.” By Geraldine Fabrikant. The New York Times. March 7, 2009.

“Schuyler Chapin, 86, Dies; Champion of Arts.” By Daniel J. Wakin. The New York Times. March 8, 2009.

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