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Fixing higher ed: U-Va. and U-Md. weigh in

In an article published last week in The Washington Post Magazine, I offered eight suggestions to "fix" higher education. After reading the article, you can rank the ideas in a poll, which you will find farther down on this blog....

By Daniel de Vise  | February 27, 2011; 2:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Administration, Aid, Athletics, Attainment, Development, Finance, Labor, Research, Technology  | Tags:  UMD fixing higher ed, UVA fixing higher ed, fixing higher education, higher education reform, washington post fixing higher education  
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Lottery winners donate $1.1 million to GWU

George Washington University alumnus Gilbert Cisneros and his wife Jacki, who won $266 million earlier this year in the California State Lottery, have pledged $1.1 million to his alma mater. Of the total, $1 million will go to create a...

By Daniel de Vise  | January 21, 2011; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aid, Development  | Tags:  GWU lottery winners, Gilbert Cisneros, lottery winner donates to GW  
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Journalist Mudd donates $4 million to W&L

Journalist Roger Mudd, a 1950 graduate of Washington and Lee University, has donated $4 million to establish a center to study ethics. The Roger Mudd Center for the Study of Professional Ethics "will initiate and lead curricular efforts at the...

By Daniel de Vise  | December 15, 2010; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Development  | Tags:  Mudd W&L gift, Roger Mudd ethics gift, Roger Mudd gift, Washington Lee University gift  
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National Review encourages collegiate giving clubs

Collegiate giving clubs are a way for donors to boost the impact of their largesse and to steer the dollars toward favorite projects. This week, the National Review announced formation of its own Collegiate Giving Clubs. The goal, according to...

By Daniel de Vise  | October 8, 2010; 12:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Development, Pedagogy  | Tags:  Conservatism 101, National Review, college giving clubs, conservatism on campus, liberal bias in higher education  
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College giving will rebound, survey says

Philanthropic giving to American education is likely to rebound to pre-recession levels, according to a survey that forecasts fundraising results for the 2010-2011 academic year. The latest semi-annual survey by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education forecasts a...

By Daniel de Vise  | July 20, 2010; 2:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Administration, Development, Finance, Research  | Tags:  CASE survey, college development, college giving, college philanthropy, philanthropic giving  
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Lockheed, U-Md. announce partnership

Lockheed Martin is committing at least $1 million a year to a new three-year partnership with the University of Maryland to boost research and joint business opportunities.

By Washington Post Editors  | June 5, 2010; 6:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Development, Publics, Research, Technology  
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