J. Peter Freire: Attach strings to college donations

By February 11, 2009

A WEALTHY art collector gives his prized original Andy Warhol painting to his alma mater's museum. Within a few months, that painting is on the auction block.

That's what has happened at Brandeis University, in Waltham, Mass., where the board of trustees announced the other week that it could not longer afford to keep its Rose Art Museum open. Donors now have to ask two questions...

Schools: Brandeis University