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VSE News On Giving To Higher Education

The annual Voluntary Support to Education (VSE) survey results were released recently, and the annual publication hit my desk this week. Finally, some good news for higher education: Contributions rose nine percent to $33.8 billion.  “The total is the highest recorded in the history of the survey.  In 2009, voluntary support fell from $31.6 billion,… Read more »

Advancement Services: Small Solutions Can Fix a Big Problem

By John Taylor Quite often, I am hired to go in and “fix” an Advancement Services department. Usually, the fundraising office brings me in, with the suggestion the Advancement Services unit is broken. What I find is it is not the department that is broken, but how the organization has (or has not!) allocated resources,… Read more »