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Rhodes Scholarship Program Gets A Bajillion-Dollar Donation, Largest Ever

AP | Posted 11.19.2013 | Impact

LONDON — The organizers of the Rhodes Scholarships say a Canadian philanthropist is giving 75 million pounds ($120 million) to the prestigious p...

Private Equity Tycoon Funds $300 Million Rival To Rhodes Scholarship

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 04.21.2013 | Business

BEIJING -- A U.S. private equity tycoon announced Sunday the establishment of a $300 million endowed scholarship program in China for students from ar...

Why Yale Fumbled Its Quarterback's Rhodes Scholarship Pass

Jim Sleeper | Posted 04.07.2012 | College
Jim Sleeper

Patrick Witt's detractors will dismiss him as just another by-product of the college beef trust or an ornament to the new, global retail-market university that has displaced it. But the real casualty is not Witt but any college that celebrates its Witts above what matters.

REPORT: Yale QB's Rhodes Candidacy Suspended Over Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.27.2012 | Sports

Not so long ago, Patrick Witt seemed to be an exemplar of all that was right about collegiate athletics. Standing out on the field and performing prof...

4 Princeton University Students Named Rhodes Scholars

AP | Posted 01.21.2012 | College

PRINCETON, N.J. — Four current or recent Princeton University students whose areas of study range from classics to mathematics to public health ...

Consider These Rhodes Scholarship Tips | Posted 09.17.2011 | College

There are thousands of scholarships out there for students at every level of academics, and they can all make a huge difference in the right student's...

Does the Ivy League Turn You Into a Moron? Walter Kirn Critiques Princeton in "Lost in the Meritocracy"

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Anis Shivani

Walter Kirn, author of the novels Up in the Air and Mission to America, has written the most enticing recent indictment of education in this country.