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HBS Donations – philanthropy and/or personal marketing?!?


Your 100 dollar bill for the next Baker Library?

A 100 dollar bill for the next Baker Library?

I didn’t realize how close to the end of my HBS experience I have come before receiving an email from the “2014 HBS Class Gift Committee”. The subject of the email read “In 100 days…”, with the first part of the mail pointing out that I am only 100 days away from graduation. The rest of the email would relate closer to the name of the sender than to the subject, as it informed us on a HBS tradition that was started by the class of 2002. The Class Gift Committee gives graduating students the possibility to contribute financially to HBS. Students can even choose what they want to direct their gifts to – the options include Financial Aid, Educational Innovation, Path-breaking Research or contributing to a global HBS Fund. Continue reading

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