Name Games: What’s a 21st century university to do?



Princeton to Keep Woodrow Wilson’s Name (The Wall Street Journal)

Yale Retains Calhoun Name (Inside Higher Ed)

Donor Beware: The New Realities of Philanthropy (Wall Street Journal)

George Mason Tweaks Scalia Law School Name (Inside Higher Ed)

University in Turmoil over Scalia Tribute and Koch Role (New York Times)

Colleges Are Going Online To Crowdsource Donations, And They’re Raising Millions 
(The Washington Post)


Further Reading

Woodrow Wilson (Wall Street Journal)

Harvard Law to Abandon Crest Linked to Slavery (New York Times)

Princeton will keep Woodrow Wilson’s name on buildings (Washington Post)

Decisions on Residential College Names and "Master" Title (Yale Messages)

House Master, Law School Shield (Harvard Magazine)

Harvard to Drop Law School Shield Linked to Slavery (Harvard Magazine)

University Critics Draw Line at Naming a Law School for Scalia (New York Times)

How Big Was GMU’s Scalia Law School Name Gaffe? (

George Mason U. Changes Name of Scalia Law School (Washington Post)

George Mason Gets Go-Ahead for ‘Scalia Law School’ (Wall Street Journal)

Catholic University Receives $47 [million] to Boost Business School (Education News)

Larry Ellison Pledges $200 Million for USC Cancer Center (Wall Street Journal)

What is a University For? (Wall Street Journal)

University of Miami Creates Chair for Study of Atheism (New York Times)