Capital Campaign Watch: Indiana U, Norwich, U California Davis, U Wisconsin Superior

October 13, 2020

Starting Off:

  • Norwich University is launching a three-year campaign to raise $28 million. Major priorities of the campaign are scholarships, technology endowment, academic enhancement and planned giving.
  • University of California, Davis, is starting a campaign to raise $2 billion by 2024. The university raised $1.2 billion in the quiet phase of the campaign.
  • University of Wisconsin at Superior has launched a campaign to raise $20 million. Already, the university has raised 70 percent of its goal.

Finishing Up:

  • Indiana University has finished a five-year campaign in which it raised $3.9 billion. The original goal was $2.5 billion. The campaign resulted in 5,800 undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships -- a 45.4 percent increase over the total created during the university's entire 190-year history before the campaign.

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Scott Jaschik

Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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