How George Mason Will Take the Controversy Out of Its Gift Agreements
News reports on a controversy regarding some past gift agreements at George Mason University have focused on three important, interrelated, yet distinct issues: a demand for increased transparency in agreements between the university and its private donors; opposition to accepting gifts from donors of a given political persuasion; and the question of what rights are appropriate for a university to grant donors.
Originally published: May 15, 2018
Author: Angel Cabrera
Institution: George Mason University
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed