Advancement Services Report
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Friday, July 17, 2009
Fund Raisers See Drop in Giving in 2008-9 but Expect a Turnaround
As colleges calculate their fund-raising totals for the fiscal year ending June 30, fund raisers are predicting that private money raised du...
Monday, July 13, 2009
U of Louisville Got $156 Million Through Foundation
Since 2004, private foundations, estates of wealthy families and the health-care industry have given more than $100 million to the Universit...
Colleges Will See a Decline in Megagifts, Experts Predict
Fund raisers will need to focus more on donors who can give from $100,000 to $999,999, said speakers at the annual conference of the Council...
Wednesday, July 8, 2009
Web of Family Ties Can Inspire College Donations, Study Finds
In a study of alumni giving, two economists found that an array of family connections to a college can trigger years of generosity. The repo...
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Nacubo Meeting Attendees Say Economic Downturn Is Not All Bad News
Construction costs are down, and public colleges are benefiting from higher enrollments, officials say. Full-text article by Goldie Blumen...
Wednesday, June 24, 2009
The Clash Of Ages: How Technology Divides Workers
If you're a boss, what do you do about employees who love to tweet, text and social network throughout the day? It's a question comp...
Tuesday, June 16, 2009
I'm Going to Harvard. Will You Sponsor Me?
Unithrive, a nonprofit site that is the brainchild of three Harvard graduates and which made its debut last month, matches alumni lenders an...
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Tufts U. Finds Success in Building Up Overseas Alumni Networks
With graduates all over the world, Tufts University has expanded its alumni-relations office and placed a high priority on international net...
Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Princeton Alumni Association Introduces iPhone-Friendly Web Site
Princeton University's information-technology office developed an iPhone-friendly Web site for alumni celebrating class reunions at the ...
Friday, June 5, 2009
Facebook Brings in Payment System
Facebook has begun tapping a new revenue stream with the introduction of an internal payments system, a move that might help the fast-growin...
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