Category: University Advancement

10 Things Every University Fundraiser Should Do in the First 90 Days

10 Things Every University Fundraiser Should Do in the First 90 Days

Amy Towery, CFRE, chief advancement officer at a top college preparatory school in Florida, gave a conference presentation that laid out the “ten things every…

How to Identify Lost Alumni Who are Passionate About Your Institution

How to Identify Lost Alumni Who are Passionate About Your Institution

As people move on from their college days — sometimes literally moving around the world, carving out careers, perhaps starting families and generally searching for…

Give Your Development People the Tools to Succeed … and Stay

Give Your Development People the Tools to Succeed … and Stay

In a recent blog for Bloomerang, Adam Clevenger, a senior associate at Loring Sternberg & Associates, discussed the high turnover rate of development directors and…

Moody’s Investors Service: Net Tuition Will Grow 2.8% at Private Colleges

Moody’s Investors Service: Net Tuition Will Grow 2.8% at Private Colleges

Near the end of last year, Moody’s Investors Service published its annual report examining tuition and enrollment trends. The business and financial services company expects…

Do Men and Women Maintain Giving After Retirement?

Do Men and Women Maintain Giving After Retirement?

A new study from the IUPUI Women’s Philanthropy Institute (WPI) is the first known research of its kind into charitable giving after retirement, according to…

Onward Atlanta and Texas Bound: Meet Capture at CASE III & IV!

Onward Atlanta and Texas Bound: Meet Capture at CASE III & IV!

Next month, Capture Higher Ed will divide and conquer — sending its advancement and marketing consultants to both the 2019 CASE District III Annual Conference…

Who Wants to Be a Metallica Scholar?

Who Wants to Be a Metallica Scholar?

Ten community colleges across the country recently received a substantial gift from a somewhat surprising source — the iconic heavy metal band Metallica. The donation…

Engaging Current Students in Faith-Based Giving

Engaging Current Students in Faith-Based Giving

A recent essay about charitable faith-based giving got us thinking about unique opportunities to engage current students with the values of philanthropy. Student campaigns have…

New Year, New Agenda: Saving Private Colleges

New Year, New Agenda: Saving Private Colleges

New Year’s is a time for resolutions. Here’s one for saving private colleges: “think differently.” Why? To avoid closure or merger. Two days into the…

Hiring (or Becoming!) the Perfect Remote Employee

Hiring (or Becoming!) the Perfect Remote Employee

As alumni and friends become more dispersed across the country, several advancement offices at colleges and universities are hiring more remote gift officers — regional…