One of the wealthiest men in America, David Koch, '62, gives away half his income each year.
Fall 1999

The Value of Life

Billionaire David Koch, ’62, says: “I believe in being very charitable, and since I got so much benefit from MIT, I thought it was important to repay the favor.”

Mimi and Frank Slaughter, who both graduated from the Institute, recently made a commitment to support athletics at MIT.
Fall 1999

Early Success

Frank, ’84, and Mimi, ’87, Slaughter recently made a commitment to support athletics at MIT. “We just feel that giving is the right thing to do,” Mimi says.

Spring 1999

Expecting Success

“When opportunity knocks, I’m ready,” says venture capitalist Bill Poduska, ’59. “Opportunities knock repeatedly, but each opportunity only knocks once. So boy, be ready.’

Fall 1998

Fall 1998

Leisure is Freedom

Gunther Balz, 66, who retired at age 53, says the unhurried life is of great value.

Winter 1998

Winter 1998

Higher Ground

Lead by example, says Bill Weisz, ’48, who at Motorola led 140,000 people. Leadership is not so much what you do as it is who you are.