The Chronicle of Higher Education | Fund Raising http://chronicle.com/topic/Fund-Raising/118/ Topics :: Fund Raising Tue, 17 Sep 2013 17:42:21 EDT <![CDATA[Fund Raisers' Bonuses: a Moral Hazard for Higher Education]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/49330/ http://chronicle.com/article/Fund-Raisers-Bonuses-a-Moral/49330/ Pay-for-performance schemes violate the ethos that attracted many people to higher education as a profession, writes John Ross.

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Sun, 06 Dec 2009 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Leveraging Mystery Gifts to Help Future Students]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/49271/ http://chronicle.com/article/Leveraging-Mystery-Gifts-to/49271/ "Now the best part of the story is being revealed, the profound impact that this philanthropy has had, and will continue to have, on students across the country."

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Sun, 29 Nov 2009 00:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Gates Foundation Awards $4-Million to Help 7 Cities Improve College-Completion Rates]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/49048/ http://chronicle.com/article/Gates-Foundation-Awards/49048/ The cities and the National League of Cities will use the money to better coordinate services provided to students.

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Wed, 04 Nov 2009 23:01:00 EST
<![CDATA[Updates on Billion-Dollar Campaigns at 33 Universities]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/49047/ http://chronicle.com/article/Updates-on-Billion-Dollar/49047/ The universities collected a total of $324.1-million in gifts and pledges during the last month for which they had data available.

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Wed, 04 Nov 2009 18:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Presidents Favor Reining In Athletics Costs but Feel Powerless to Effect Change]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48939/ http://chronicle.com/article/Presidents-Favor-Reining-In/48939/ In a Knight Commission report, campus leaders cite numerous obstacles, including pressure from boards, benefactors, and politicians who want winning teams.

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Mon, 26 Oct 2009 01:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Top Fund Raisers in 'Philanthropy 400' See Bleak Prospects]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48932/ http://chronicle.com/article/Top-Fund-Raisers-in/48932/ Giving to colleges and charitable organizations is expected to drop this year and rebound only slightly in 2010, a survey by The Chronicle of Philanthropy found.

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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 22:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Cost of Raising Money]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48831/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Cost-of-Raising-Money/48831/ Questions over how to pay for the University of Connecticut's fund raising highlight the difficulties colleges face in this economy.

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Sun, 18 Oct 2009 18:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[North Dakota State U. President Resigns Amid Uproar Over New House]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48813/ http://chronicle.com/article/North-Dakota-State-U/48813/ Joseph A. Chapman resigned after cost overruns drove the price tag for the university's presidential residence to more than $2-million.

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Wed, 14 Oct 2009 22:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[U. of Illinois President Resigns in Wake of Admissions Scandal]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48587/ http://chronicle.com/article/U-of-Illinois-President/48587/ B. Joseph White, who denied he ever used pressure to influence the admission of well-connected applicants, announced he would step down.

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Wed, 23 Sep 2009 22:01:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Islamic Scholars Plan for America's First Muslim College]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48509/ http://chronicle.com/article/Islamic-Scholars-Plan-for/48509/ Two scholars are depending on the charity of American Muslims to realize their dream of creating a college that blends traditional Islam with American culture.

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Mon, 21 Sep 2009 00:15:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Updates on Billion-Dollar Campaigns at 32 Institutions]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/48322/ http://chronicle.com/article/Updates-on-Billion-Dollar/48322/ The 32 universities collected a total of $268.4-million in gifts and pledges in July.

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Mon, 07 Sep 2009 21:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Update on Billion-Dollar Campaigns at 33 Institutions]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/47966/ http://chronicle.com/article/Update-on-Billion-Dollar/47966/ The universities collected a total of nearly $824.6-million in gifts and pledges during the last month for which they had data available.

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Thu, 06 Aug 2009 17:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Fund-Raising Offices Make People a Priority as Budgets Are Cut]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/47049/ http://chronicle.com/article/Fund-Raising-Offices-Make/47049/ Mon, 13 Jul 2009 13:00:00 EDT <![CDATA[Colleges Will See a Decline in Megagifts, Experts Predict]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/47371/ http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Will-See-a-Decline-in/47371/ Fund raisers will need to focus more on donors who can give from $100,000 to $999,999, said speakers at the annual conference of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 05:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Professor as Fund Raiser]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/47045/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Professor-as-Fund-Raiser/47045/ Our development offices can't afford not to engage faculty members in all that we do.

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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 01:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Stanford, Duke, Rice, … and Gates?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/46994/ http://chronicle.com/article/Stanford-Duke-Rice-and/46994/ Thu, 02 Jul 2009 19:00:00 EDT <![CDATA[Thanks for Your Generosity. Now Can You Give Again?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/44241/ http://chronicle.com/article/Thanks-for-Your-Generosity/44241/ As colleges grapple with declining endowments and increased financial needs, many are asking their most generous supporters to dig even deeper.

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Thu, 28 May 2009 19:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Q and A: Making Tough Choices in the Fund-Raising Office]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/44337/ http://chronicle.com/article/QA-Making-Tough-Choices/44337/ Fri, 15 May 2009 00:00:00 EDT <![CDATA[A Real-Life Whodunit: Mystery Gifts Spur Media Frenzy]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/44280/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Real-Life-Whodunit-Mystery/44280/ Fri, 08 May 2009 00:00:00 EDT <![CDATA[Why Stewardship Is Critical Now, and Always]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/44826/ http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Stewardship-Is-Critical/44826/ In an era of dwindling service, we can't afford to have donors feel that no one is paying attention to them.

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Fri, 08 May 2009 00:00:00 EDT
<![CDATA[The Three R's]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/44866/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Three-Rs/44866/ A fund-raising director offers tips to consider as you recruit, retain, or replace employees.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2009 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Advancing Knowledge]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/44854/ http://chronicle.com/article/Advancing-Knowledge/44854/ People used to stumble into development careers, but new graduate programs make the decision intentional.

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Wed, 11 Feb 2009 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Fund Raising in a Recession]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/44831/ http://chronicle.com/article/Fund-Raising-in-a-Recession/44831/ It may sound counterintuitive, but now is the time to travel to your best donors and talk about their philanthropic goals.

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Fri, 09 Jan 2009 00:00:00 EST