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Fundraising And Institutional Advancement

Author : Noah D. Drezner
ISBN : 9781136341809
Genre : Education
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In this timely textbook, authors Drezner and Huehls take the interdisciplinary, complex nature of the study of philanthropy and fundraising and apply it to the field of higher education. Covering issues of increasing importance to institutions—including donor cultivation, growth of fundraising at community colleges and minority institutions, engagement of young alumni, volunteerism, and the competing roles of stakeholders—this book helps readers apply theory to the practice of advancement in post-secondary education. Special Features: Coverage of historical and theoretical underpinnings and insights from related literature and research. Discussion of new donor populations including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ population, students, and young alumni. On-the-ground case studies bring theories into focus by creating a bridge to experience and action. Practical implications for the design of fundraising campaigns and strategies. Guiding questions that encourage students to think beyond the current literature and practice. This textbook bridges research, theory, and practice to help higher education administrators and institutions effectively negotiate the fundraising terrain and advance their institution.

Philanthropy And Fundraising In American Higher Education Volume 37 Number 2

Author : Noah D. Drezner
ISBN : 9781118110331
Genre : Education
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From gifts of blankets, chickens, and candles to multimillion-dollar gifts and billion-dollar campaigns, voluntary support of American higher education has been part of the American ethos since the founding of the colonial colleges. Peter Dobkin Hall in 1992 noted that "no single force is more responsible for the emergence of the modern university in America than giving by individuals and foundations." Institutions are turning to private giving to meet budgetary demands. This book provides a review of the philanthropy and fundraising literature and addresses the impact of philanthropy on American higher education, the theoretical under-pinnings and motivations for voluntary support, and a comprehensive look at the mechanics of fundraising.

Expanding The Donor Base In Higher Education

Author : Noah D. Drezner
ISBN : 9781136287961
Genre : Education
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Winner of the Association of Fundraising Professionals 2014 Skystone Partners Research Prize in Philanthropy and Fundraising Traditionally, institutions have relied on wealthy White men to reach their fundraising goals. But as state investment in public higher education lessens and institutions look to philanthropy to move from excellence to eminence, advancement officers continually need to engage all populations, including many that have historically been excluded from fundraising strategies. Based on theory, research, and past practice, Expanding the Donor Base in Higher Education explores how colleges and universities can build culturally sensitive fundraising and engagement strategies. This edited book presents emerging research on different communities that have not traditionally been approached for fundraising—including Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) alumni, African Americans, Latinos, graduate students, young alumni, women, and faculty donors. Chapters discuss and analyze successful programs and provide practical suggestions and strategies to create and implement fundraising programs that engage these new donor populations. Expanding the Donor Base in Higher Education is an essential resource for any institution looking to expand their pool of donors and cultivate a more philanthropic mindset among alumni and students.

Engaging Diverse College Alumni

Author : Marybeth Gasman
ISBN : 9780415892742
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Winner of the 2014 CASE Warwick Award for Outstanding Research on Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement Changing demographics are having a substantial impact on college and university student populations. In order to continue garnering funds and supporting their higher education institutions, development offices and individual fundraisers need to learn more about alumni of color. To help move fundraising staff away from a "one size fits all" approach, Engaging Diverse College Alumni provides a comprehensive overview of philanthropy in diverse cultures. Unlike other works on fundraising within communities of color, this book focuses specifically on college and university alumni and offers concrete suggestions for engaging these populations, including best practices as well as approaches to avoid. This practical guide includes: A Comprehensive Overview of Diverse Cultures—use of secondary sources, interviews, and quantitative data to explore the history, motivations, and trends of Latino, African American, Native American, and Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Practical Recommendations—data-based recommendations and examples integrated throughout the chapters, including "Strategies at a Glance" for quick reference. Best Practices and Innovative Approaches—interviews with advancement staff and alumni of color, an entire chapter outlining successful innovative fundraising programs, and a chapter on common pitfalls to avoid. Both newcomers and seasoned fundraising professionals will find this book to be a compelling and in-depth guide to engaging diverse college alumni.

Facilitating Higher Education Growth Through Fundraising And Philanthropy

Author : Alphin Jr., Henry C.
ISBN : 9781466696655
Genre : Social Science
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Many institutions facing dwindling state and government funding often rely on the patronage of others in order to establish monetary security. These donations assist in the overall success and development of the institution, as well as the students who attend. Facilitating Higher Education Growth through Fundraising and Philanthropy explores current and emergent approaches in the financial development and sustainability of higher education institutions through altruistic actions and financial assistance. Featuring global perspectives on the economics of philanthropy in educational settings and subsequent growth and development within these environments, this book is an exhaustive reference source for professors, researchers, educational administrators, and politicians interested in the effects of altruism on colleges and universities.

Development For Academic Leaders

Author : Penelepe C. Hunt
ISBN : 9781118283509
Genre : Education
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Praise for Development for Academic Leaders "Penny Hunt has opened the door on what many academics considerthe mystery of fundraising success. In a straightforward and directway, the book explains what is most important for academic leadersto do and understand. It articulates roles and responsibilities andoffers practical counsel for long-term success. Penelepe's ownhighly successful and collaborative approach to fundraising shinesthrough on each page. This should be given to every new dean anddepartment head who hopes to make a positive contribution tophilanthropy for their academic program." ?Lynette L. Marshall, CFRE, president and CEO, University ofIowa Foundation "Development for Academic Leaders is a significantaddition for deans and academics of every rank who know a greatdeal about academic research but who know nothing about raisingmoney. This book will get boundary spanners outside of their campussilos and serve as a bridging instrument to the outside world. Withits conceptual framework, its illustrations, its metrics, its modelconversations/ discussions, and its breadth, it will help anycampus official who works with the public to raise the right kindof awareness and to help potential donors find the right fit fortheir giving." ?Don Chu, dean, College of Education, Health, and HumanServices at California State University, San Marcos; author, TheDepartment Chair Primer, Second Edition "Everything I know about development work I learned from PennyHunt! I have been privileged both to be her colleague and to attendher seminars on development, and am thrilled now that otheracademic leaders will be able to benefit from her sage butpractical advice in this indispensable guide." ?Dwight A. McBride, associate provost and dean, The GraduateSchool, Northwestern University; former dean of the College ofLiberal Arts and Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago "Any academic leader who wants to master the development processwill benefit from reading Development for Academic Leaders.Penny Hunt's thorough experience, her empathy and her sheerintellect position the work of fundraising in a way that ismanageable, friendly, even fun, for the scholar who has made thetransition to chair, dean, provost, or president and is daunted bynew responsibilities and bottom lines. Development officers willgain insight on working with academic leadership to navigate theinternal political landscape and bring greater results in the shortterm and stronger institutions in the long term." ?Thomas J. Minar, vice president, Development and AlumniRelations, American University

First In The World

Author : J. Noah Brown
ISBN : 9781442209992
Genre : Education
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From his unique vantage point as President and CEO of the Association of Community College Trustees, J. Noah Brown writes about the intersection between community colleges and America’s need to regain economic momentum and its position as first in the world with respect to college attainment. By connecting past economic and education policies and investments to possibilities for the future and continued national progress, Brown reminds us that restoring America’s prominence is within reach. More importantly, he succinctly advocates for the power of community colleges to increase educational attainment, thereby reducing income inequality by allowing more Americans to access real economic opportunity.

American Higher Education

Author : John R. Thelin
ISBN : 9781317498612
Genre : Education
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Higher education in the United States is a complex, diverse, and important enterprise. The latest book in the Core Concepts in Higher Education series brings to life issues of governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, college sports, public policy, fundraising, and innovations in higher education today. Written by renowned author John R. Thelin, each chapter bridges research, theory, and practice and discusses a range of institutions – including the often overlooked for-profits, community colleges, and minority serving institutions. A blend of stories and analysis, this exciting new book challenges present and future higher education practitioners to be informed and active participants, capable of improving their institutions.

Student Development Theory In Higher Education

Author : Terrell L. Strayhorn
ISBN : 9781135045074
Genre : Education
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Moving beyond the theories traditionally used to describe college student development, this engaging book introduces social psychological theories that address the most relevant issues in higher education today. Covering theories of ecological systems, sense of belonging, prejudice and discrimination, positive psychology, social capital, personality theory, mentoring, and hope theory, this book promotes the understanding and application of social psychological theories to various higher education contexts. Examples from diverse student populations encourage learners’ application to situations in their own contexts. Comprehensive enough to be used as a main text but accessible enough to be used alongside another, this important textbook bridges research, theory, and practice to help practicing and aspiring higher education and student affairs professionals effectively work with college students. Special Features Include: • Reflective exercises that combine theory and practice and help students apply their knowledge solving problems. • Case studies and scenarios for further connections to the reader’s university and college settings. • Guiding questions that encourage students to think beyond the current literature and practice. • List of further readings and references for readers to explore topics in more depth.

Philanthropy And American Higher Education

Author : J. Thelin
ISBN : 9781137318589
Genre : Education
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Philanthropy and American Higher Education provides higher education professionals, leaders and scholars with a thoughtful, comprehensive introduction to the scope and development of philanthropy and fund raising as part of the essential life and work of colleges and universities in the United States.

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