Fund-Raising / Development

Charitable giving to higher education restored to pre-recession levels, report indicates

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Private giving to colleges and universities is back at pre-recession levels -- but with fewer people donating larger sums.

Donors gave $34 billion to colleges in 2013

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Generous alumni helped colleges rake in nearly $34 billion in donations in 2013, a 9 percent increase over 2012.

Luther Seminary makes deep cuts to faculty and staff amid tough times for theological schools

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Sudden, deep cuts at the largest Lutheran seminary illustrate the challenges facing theological schools across denominations.

Vanderbilt's singular focus on raising money for aid lowers debt

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Vanderbilt has seen average student debt decline due to “singular focus” on fund raising for need-based financial aid, a potential model for other universities. Hopkins has taken similar approach.

Vermont group proposes making more of flagship university's board private

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Debate over U. of Vermont board raises question: Does a state need politicians appointing trustees to assure the right mission?

Wesleyan shifts away from need-blind policy, citing financial and ethical concerns

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Wesleyan University is moving away from need-blind admissions, saying that keeping the policy would require too much money and impose too much debt on some students.

University of Virginia falls short of $3 billion fund-raising goal

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University of Virginia's $3 billion fund-raising campaign falls short at deadline, a victim of the economy and overly optimistic ambition.

Cornell poised to win New York City competiton after Stanford withdraws

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Cornell is expected to be named today as winner of New York City competition. On Friday, the university announced $350 million gift for effort just after Stanford withdrew.

Christian college, weathering unexpected $1.5 million cash shortage, prays for donations

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One Christian college's supporters are praying and fasting in a bid to raise money to overcome what officials say is a financial crisis caused by employees who withheld vital information about the institution's finances.

A new book about the donor lawsuit against Princeton

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A new book asserts Princeton U. abused the intent of what was once its largest donor.

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