On April 10th, the Centre for Philanthropy held the last in a series of 3 debates to discuss the role of philanthropy in higher education. … Read more
Category: Higher Education
Professional fundraisers or ‘the personal approach’?
“The tongue is mightier than the pen.” – Sir Cecil Syers, head of the University of Kent Appeal Committee. In September of 1962, Dr. Geoffrey Templeman, … Read more
Early fundraising: An approach to local industry
The philanthropic foundations of the University of Kent were laid during the early fundraising efforts of the ‘Sponsors of A University in Kent’; the collective of influential … Read more
Hidden Histories: The Beginnings of Philanthropy at Kent
It was late Spring in 1959. A feeling of hope for the future was in the air. The number of young people staying on in … Read more
Welcome to Kent: The Philanthropy Story!
This blog aims to document the illustrious history of philanthropy and giving at the University of Kent, as part of a Beacon-funded project that will … Read more