Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo

By Catholic Online

8/12/2010 (5 years ago)

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

Stanford University trails far behind

Harvard leads the nation in terms of billionaire graduates. At 62 graduates in the billion dollar ballpark, Stanford University comes in at a distant 28.

Harvard leads the nation in terms of billionaire graduates. At 62 graduates in the billion dollar ballpark, Stanford University comes in at a distant 28.

Harvard leads the nation in terms of billionaire graduates. At 62 graduates in the billion dollar ballpark, Stanford University comes in at a distant 28.

Highlights

By Catholic Online

Catholic Online (www.catholic.org)

8/12/2010 (5 years ago)

Published in College & University


LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Harvard University counts among its notable billionaires New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Citadel founder Kenneth Griffin and David Rockefeller Sr. Stanford University, a distant second place can boast of Jerry Yang of Yahoo and Sergey Brin and Larry Page of Google. Other notable grads are Philip Knight of Nike and David Shaw of hedge fund DE Shaw. Columbia University has 20 billionaire graduates. Financial mastermind Warren Buffett, along with Henry Kravis and Robert Kraft all went to Columbia University. The University of Pennsylvania has 18 billionaires among their alumni, such as real estate titan Mortimer Zuckerman, Daniel Och of hedge fund Och-Ziff and Michael Milken. Ivy-covered Yale University has 16 esteemed former students, such as the heirs to the Mars chocolate fortune Forrest Mars Jr. and John Mars and the Cargill agricultural fortune, Cargill MacMillan Jr. and Whitney MacMillan. Investor Eddie Lampert and Blackstone Group cofounder Stephen Schwarzman also graduated from Yale, and both were members of the infamous secret society Skull & Bones. The University of Chicago comes in sixth place with 13 well-moneyed grads, Joseph Mansueto of Morningstar and David Rubenstein and William Conway of the Carlyle Group among them. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT has 11 billionaire graduates, such as Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries and Irwin Jacobs of Qualcomm. We then come to a tie with New York University and Northwestern University, with 10 billionaire graduates each. Home Depot cofounder Kenneth Langone and hedge fund managers Israel Englander and John Paulson went to school went to NYU and Peter Peterson of Blackstone and Jay Robert and Daniel Pritzker attended Northwestern University. Princeton University finishes the list with nine billionaire graduates. Corporate raider Carl Icahn, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Meg Whitman of eBay all attended the Ivy League favorite.

---


Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'


Copyright 2016 - Distributed by THE CALIFORNIA NETWORK

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for June 2016
Universal:
Human Solidarity: That the aged, marginalized, and those who have no one may find-even within the huge cities of the world-opportunities for encounter and solidarity.
Evangelization: Seminarians and Novices: That seminarians and men and women entering religious life may have mentors who live the joy of the Gospel and prepare them wisely for their mission.



Comments


More College & University

BREAKING: UCLA on lockdown after shooting on campus Watch

Image of UCLA is on lockdown.

By CALIFORNIA NETWORK

The UCLA campus has been put on lockdown after reports of a shooter in the university's Boelter Hall were released via social media. Police reported a shooting on the UCLA campus, issuing a tweet to say that the school's Westwood campus was on lockdown following a ... continue reading


Christian students in U.S. not allowed to speak to other students without permits Watch

Image of Christian liberties denied at North Carolina State University (Wikipedia).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

In a move reminiscent of the early 1900s, North Carolina State University segregated a student Christian group from the rest of the student population. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Grace Christian Life is a registered student Christian group on NC State's ... continue reading


Benedict XVI Centre approved by Holy See, but what will they be doing there? Watch

Image of The center will focus on religion and social sciences (CDJ).

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

St. Mary's University in Twickenham, London has been formally approved to name one of their buildings after Benedict XVI. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - According to its website, St. Mary's University will name one of their buildings the Benedict XVI Centre for ... continue reading


Alarming University campaign threatens First Amendment rights Watch

Image of The University of Portland asks students to report discrimination, interactions of intolerance and incidents of discomfort (Stefan Redel/Shutterstock.com).

By Thomas Heed (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The University of Portland recently launched a "Speak Up" campaign designed to put an end to discrimination, intolerance and "incidents of discomfort." LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The University's Speak Up website specifies inclusion is a top priority - one ... continue reading


Comparing some students to 'Catholic jihadis,' Mount St. Mary University president comes under fire Watch

Image of Mount St. Mary University President Simon Newman said in a memo,

By Adelaide Mena and Matt Hadro, CNA News

Amid uproar over comparing struggling students to bunnies that should be drowned or shot, Mount St. Mary's University president is now under fire for criticizing expressions of the Catholic faith at the school. Emmitsburg, Md. (CNA) - Already facing turmoil, the ... continue reading


The fight for religious liberty: How one Catholic college deals with threats Watch

Image of

By Matt Hadro (CNA/EWTN News)

The future of religious freedom in the United States will one day be in the care of today's college students, so one Catholic college is working to equip them for that struggle. Washington D.C., (CNA/EWTN News) - Wyoming Catholic College is trying to form a "community ... continue reading


4 reasons Catholic education needs your help this year Watch

Image of Are America's Catholic schools being attacked? (Wordpress)

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The Catholic education system is coming under attack by a plethora of policies designed to make the hiring process, acceptance of anti-Christian viewpoints, transgender issues and Catholic identity concerns. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - The Cardinal Newman ... continue reading


Catholic identity or education: Are the top Catholic universities falsely rated by secular standards? Watch

Image of

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

A list of the top 40 traditional Catholic and Jesuit colleges in America was created, but were they rated fairly? LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - Newsmax revealed their top forty Catholic and Jesuit colleges in America, but what were their standards?The United ... continue reading


Becoming Divine Mercy: A Mission of Mercy Watch

Image of

By Jessie Tappel, Communications Director at Divine Mercy University

God, the source of all mercy, provides us with an experience so great that we have no choice but to reflect it to our own brother and sister. Mercy calls for an outward response, which is made clear in the examples of the Corporal and Spiritual Works of Mercy. You can ... continue reading


UST Breaks Ground on New Center for Science and Health Professions Watch

Image of

By Darnell Miller - University of St. Thomas

The University of St. Thomas, a member of the world-renowned Texas Medical Center, broke ground on a new Center for Science and Health Professions on Nov. 12, 2015. The new facility, containing more than 100,000 square-feet of modern lab space and classrooms, will meet ... continue reading


All College & University News

Newsletters

Newsletter Sign Up icon

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers

Subscribe to Catholic OnlineYouTube Channel

the FEED
by Catholic Online

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Second Corinthians 4:7-15
7 But we hold this treasure in pots of earthenware, so that the immensity ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 126:1-2, 2-3, 4-5, 6
1 [Song of Ascents] When Yahweh brought back Zion's captives we lived in ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 20:20-28
20 Then the mother of Zebedee's sons came with her sons to make a request ... Read More

Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day for July 25th, 2016 Image

St. James the Greater
July 25: Nothing is known of St. James the Greater's early ... Read More