Claire L. Gaudiani currently serves on the boards of MBIA, Inc., the Henry Luce Foundation, the Council for Economic Education, the Davlin Foundation, and the Philanthropic Collaborative. Claire was president of Connecticut College in the 1990s, during which time she helped revitalize the local economy of New London, CT, and brought in millions of dollars to the college.


Thinking About the Why of Giving

Posted on October 23, 2002 by Claire L. Gaudiani

Why do individuals give? Where does our sense of personal responsibility come from? In this essay from 'Faith and Family Philanthropy', former university president and foundation trustee Claire Gaudiani examines the tenets of various religions pertaining to philanthropy and the wellsprings of faith and giving in American history. … Read More