The Chronicle of Higher Education:
28 College Leaders Pledge 5% of Earnings to Fight Poverty 4/30/2012
Today, 28 current and former
college leaders will publicly come
forward as charter members of the
Presidents' Pledge Against Global
Poverty. In so doing, they
commit to join Reverend
Svennungsen by donating 5 percent
of their total compensation this year
to charities that fight global poverty.
The list includes presidents from liberal-arts colleges, religiously
affiliated institutions, and a few research universities.