January 23, 2009
Fund Raising for Athletics in 6 Major Conferences
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Athletics donations play a crucial role in big-time college sports. Fifty-five of the 73 colleges in the six major conferences responded to a Chronicle survey conducted over the past three months. Those responding reported they had raised a total of $1.1-billion in cash donations for athletics