I’ve Never Met Everybody

We all have something that people say that annoys us.  Most of the time it is personal, like certain words or phrases that may come from our parents or the culture of our youth.  Our economic crisis has evoked a word that I find very annoying.  Beyond annoying, the word is misleading.The culprit?  “EVERYBODY.”  Ever meet…

Are Million Dollar Gifts Really Decreasing?

Our instincts would tell us that million dollar gifts surely can’t be given as frequently as they were before the market and economy setbacks.  But responsible research isn’t based on instincts.  Patrick Rooney, who heads the The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University—an organization to which I have endowed a chair, serve on the Board,…