Updates on Billion-Dollar Campaigns at 33 Universities

The 33 American universities that are seeking to raise at least $1-billion collected a total of $691.5-million in gifts and pledges during the last month for which they had data available.

The latest reports come just as colleges got news of how badly fund raising was hit by the financial crisis. According to findings of the annual Voluntary Support of Education survey, which were released this week, colleges saw an