The online magazine Slate has released its annual list of the most generous American philanthropists. As usual, gifts to higher education are well represented.
See the table of the most generous donors here.
Read biographies of the philanthropists here.
Image: The cafe in the B. Thomas Golisano Library at Roberts Wesleyan College. The library is also used by Northeastern Seminary, a sister institution to Roberts Wesleyan and one of In Trust's member schools. Golisano, the donor who helped build the library several years ago, is No. 50 on this year's "Slate 60" list of 2009's most generous donors. Photo by Jay Blossom.