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Alumni Donations

MIT Gets $118 Million Gift From Alumnus

AP | Posted 01.08.2015 | College

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has received a $118 million gift from an alumnus to advance socially responsible an...

10 Colleges Where The Most Alumni Donate

us news | Devon Haynie | Posted 01.23.2015 | College

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

Sexual Assault: Our Harvard Can Do Better

Lee-Sean Huang | Posted 06.24.2014 | College
Lee-Sean Huang

Swift action is necessary, not increased bureaucracy.

For Public College Presidents, Fundraising Is Full-Time Job on Top of Their Full-Time Jobs

Jennifer J. Raab | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Jennifer J. Raab

The cultural change that is necessary to make donating the rule, not the exception at public college can be rooted in this perception -- when graduates realize how far their educations have brought them and recognize the value of giving back.

Pay It Forward? Soliciting Alumni Donations

Kathleen Garvin | Posted 10.09.2013 | College
Kathleen Garvin

College tuition even at public schools, and especially in Pennsylvania, is not what most middle class families would call affordable.

Will the Internet Obsolete Alumni Associations?

Andrew Shaindlin | Posted 05.23.2012 | Technology
Andrew Shaindlin

Facebook comments, LinkedIn Group discussions, and tweets are the coin of the realm. Our outdated bulletin boards have always been a wasteland, but we've finally stopped gazing at them expectantly.

Social Media: An Effective Tool For Securing Alumni Donations? Not Yet, Survey Suggests

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

An overwhelming majority of colleges across America are using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn in an effort to increase alumni donations, reports Inside...

Donating To Myself

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Mannering

Once a year I officially donate money. I write two checks, one to my high school and one to my university. I fill out the insert that comes in the s...

Buffett Facilitates $128 Mil Donation To Quaker High School

New York Times | Sam Dillon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It probably would never have happened if Harvard University had not rejected Warren E. Buffett's business school application in 1950. But a string of...