More Mystery Gifts

by E Wayne Ross on May 8, 2009

Inside Higher Ed: More Mystery Gifts

As the latest mystery donation to a university with a female president was announced this week, it appears that some gifts from a year ago were part of this unusual philanthropic campaign.

The latest lucky donation recipient, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, announced its $5 million gift Wednesday. And while some colleges with female presidents cross their fingers in hopes of being the next to receive a donation from the mystery giver, others think they might already have received theirs.