Debate: Oxford needs donors now more than ever

With the announcement of Stephen A. Schwarzman’s £150 million donation to set up a centre for the humanities to the University, Oxford’s status as a premier location for humanities scholarship has been cemented. This donation will allow for different humanities faculties to be located close to each other with shared facilities, allowing for much greater […]

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Societies, academics and students condemn Schwarzman donation

An open letter condemning the university’s decision to accept a £150 million grant from Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chair-man of multinational investment firm Blackstone, has attracted nearly a hundred signatures from numerous Oxford stakeholders. The university has accepted the do-nation in order to fund the building of a new “Stephen A. Schwarzman Centre for the Humanities”. […]

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