Donors Choose Anonymity with Record $550M Public University Gift

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Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, inspired the largest gift ever made to public higher education: $550 million. It’s a gift with very few restrictions, made outright over the span of 10 years to the university, its medical school and athletics.

University of Oregon receives $500 million for Knight Campus

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The University of Oregon has announced a second $500 million gift from Penny and Phil Knight in support of the Phil and Penny Knight Campus for Accelerating Scientific Impact.

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University of Massachusetts Medical School Rebrands After $175M Gift

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The University of Massachusetts Medical School is commemorating an unrestricted $175 million donation from the Morningside Foundation — the philanthropic arm of venture capital and private equity firm Morningstar — that will more than double its endowment.

Support and Maintenance of Your University’s Salesforce Org: Leading Through Governance

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In part one of our Support and Maintenance of Your University’s Salesforce Org blog series, we explored long-term maintenance and success strategies, starting with best practices related to staffing your Salesforce instance.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham: Transforming Student Journeys Through Salesforce

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) is an internationally-renowned, public doctoral research university and academic health center dedicated to transforming the student experience.

Six Universal Employee Desires

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Bob Rosen , author of the book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World , there are six universal desires about what employees want from work, regardless of their age: A sense of purpose and meaning.

Support and Maintenance of Your University’s Salesforce Org: Staffing Recommendations

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In part one of our new blog series, Support and Maintenance of Your University’s Salesforce Org , we will explore long-term maintenance and success strategies, starting with best practices for staffing your Salesforce instance. You’ve implemented Salesforce – Congratulations!

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Colleges & Universities Choose Salesforce to Accelerate Advancement ROI

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Morehouse University , the only historically Black liberal arts college in the U.S. Purdue University evaluated five vendors before the COVID-19 pandemic, and ultimately chose Salesforce because of platform scalability, flexibility, and its strong partnership with UC Innovation.

Top 5 Higher Education Fundraising Software for Universities

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University of Waterloo research study seeking participation from Ontario nonprofits

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You are invited to participate in a University of Waterloo research study about the common approaches to strategic planning practiced by nonprofit organizations. The post University of Waterloo research study seeking participation from Ontario nonprofits appeared first on CharityVillage.

The Six Universal Desires Of Employees

Eric Jacobsen Blog

According to Bob Rosen , author of the book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted In An Uncertain World , there are six universal desires about what employees want from work, regardless of their age: A sense of purpose and meaning.

UofMosaic Fellowship accepting applications from university and college students

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College and university students are welcome to apply. The UofMosaic Fellowship is a meaningful platform where Canadian university and college students are able to activate their potential to dismantle prejudice.

Goosehead Insurance Founders Provide Montana State University Nursing Program With $101M Gift

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Department of Health and Human Services, the philanthropists saw a need that the university’s nursing program could help solve. With 52 of 56 Montana counties classified as medically underserved and health professional shortage areas, per the U.S.

Wherefore Universal Analytics

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Since it has come out of beta, we have been fielding a lot of questions about Universal Analytics, the latest and greatest analytics package from Google. What Makes Universal Analytics So Different? There are a few things that make Universal Analytics different from Google Analytics. ” With Universal Analytics, it becomes possible to link those three visits. In Universal Analytics, you can make your own. In short, Universal Analytics is inevitable.

Delhi University

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My next stop in New Delhi was Delhi University. So, I was able to stay for several nights at less than one tenth the price in the University's International Guest House, which was a great change of pace. Lord Mountbatten proposed to his wife in that building and was later the Chancellor of the University as the UK's last Viceroy to India. Plus, the demand for English accessible books is especially acute at the University level.

The Students Association of MacEwan University Gains Value by Switching to VolunteerHub

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The Students Association of MacEwan University (SAMU) switched from another volunteer management solution to VolunteerHub in order to leverage VolunteerHub’s reward and recognition, user groups, and kiosk features.

Scrum: A Universal Process for Organizational Success

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VisionLink studies manufacturing processes and team best practices to inform the way we operate. Many of our teams use the agile methodology Scrum as a structure, but we rely upon our experience with collaborative work to make this approach work smoothly. Here are a few of the key ideas we integrate into our work. When done correctly, collaborative workflows can achieve the best results, the most reliable timelines, and the happiest teams.

Top 9 Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Universities

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For many universities, Salesforce is the go-to CRM for managing student, alumni, and donor data. While Salesforce has plenty of standard constituent relationship management features to keep your university running smoothly, chances are, you’ll need to expand your CRM’s core functionality to truly encompass all of your operational, fundraising, and stewardship needs. That’s where the… Software Integrations University Fundraising

Top 9 Salesforce Apps and Integrations for Universities

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For many universities, Salesforce is the go-to CRM for managing student, alumni, and donor data. While Salesforce has plenty of standard constituent relationship management features to keep your university running smoothly, chances are, you’ll need to expand your CRM’s core functionality to truly encompass all of your operational, fundraising, and stewardship needs. That’s where the… Software Integrations University Fundraising

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

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Alumni giving is an important part of a university’s financial program, but it requires a significant amount of time and effort to cultivate alumni into lifelong supporters of their alma mater. With so many other influences vying for their time, attention, and financial support, it can be difficult for Alumni Engagement offices to ensure that alumni are retaining a sense of connection to the university.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

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Alumni giving is an important part of a university’s financial program, but it requires a significant amount of time and effort to cultivate alumni into lifelong supporters of their alma mater. With so many other influences vying for their time, attention, and financial support, it can be difficult for Alumni Engagement offices to ensure that alumni are retaining a sense of connection to the university.

University Presses Cooperate with Bookshare

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We have been very lucky to continue to partner more closely with the publishing industry, as a major segment of educational publishers come on board with Bookshare: the university presses. We recently announced partnerships with The University of Chicago Press, the University of California Press and New York University Press, where they will be sending digital files of their books to Bookshare to be made available to people with print disabilities.

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Philanthropy University Offers Amazing (Free!) Online Courses

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The courses are compliments of the nonprofit Philanthropy University , which is in turn a project of NovoEd , the massive open online course (MOOC) company, and the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. All of the Philanthropy University courses are free and available anywhere in the world. What You Can Learn at Philanthropy University. Amr Al-Dabbagh, the founder of Philanthropy University, on leadership.

Day at University of Washington

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Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

Day at University of Washington

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Leaders to Legends Breakfast Lecture Series

A Remedy For The Universal Occupational Hazard.

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No matter who you are, or your job title, or job responsibilities we all suffer from one universal occupational hazard - Tunnel Vision! You’re good at what you do, that’s why people pay you to do it, you have things to get done, you have deadlines to meet, and milestones to achieve. You need to focus, to keep your head-down, working - working -working. And down the tunnel you go.

Lessons from the Universe

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If you aren’t familiar with Mike, he writes ‘Notes from the Universe&# ( www.tut.com ). I spent the day with Mike Dooley this past Saturday at his event in Charlotte, NC. Mike is an entertaining speaker and the day was full of ‘aha’ moments for me. I thought I’d share with you some of what I learned. Situations will repeat themselves until you take responsibility. History repeats itself, right? I see that in my own life.

5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End

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5 Ideas for University Fundraising Campaigns at Year-End. Higher Education end of year fundraising Higher Ed Fundraising social ambassadors University Fundraising University Fundraising Campaigns year end fundraisingIn 2016, higher education institutions saw 17.7% of total giving occur in December.

Making #GivingTuesday Count: New Mexico State University’s Story

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One day can make a difference and New Mexico State University (NMSU) can prove it! Higher Education Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday giving tuesday Giving Tuesday Campaign Giving Tuesday ideas Higher Ed Higher Ed Fundraising New Mexico State University NMSU stewardship

Raising Money for Universities during COVID-19

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Changing Higher Ed Episode 43: Raising Money for Universities during COVID with Scott Roberts and Tim Hill . Higher education fundraising is even more critical as colleges and universities navigate the unexpected and unpredictable financial situation caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Breaking Giving Day Records at Brown University

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With the demonstrated power of giving days for higher ed, now is a perfect time to start thinking about adding one to your fundraising strategy like we did at Brown University.

The Best order to watch Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies

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The post The Best order to watch Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movies appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Searching for the best movie marathon to have on a Saturday night? Then the Marvel movie collection is for you! Watch marvel films in chronological order! The Marvel films have garnered much popularity over time. The endings are sure to grab viewers attention for their well-planned twists and turns. The Marvel series is full of.

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Researchers at Queen’s University seek participants to investigate depressive symptomatology in adolescents with ASD and ADHD

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A new research program is being hosted by the ASD Studies Laboratory at Queen’s University and is looking for participants. Who can participate?

[New Report] 3 Key Findings for University Fundraising

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Here are 3 major lessons for colleges and universities from this year’s Charitable Giving Report: 1. Giving to Colleges and Universities is Up, But Growing Slowly. The increase in giving to colleges and universities was slightly higher, at 1.5%. Likewise, universities seeking sustained philanthropic growth will need to develop a clear plan for engaging young alumni early and developing them into the next generation of annual and major givers.

Visit to University of Washington

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I just got back from a short jaunt to the University of Washington in Seattle. Not only is it the school my son Andy attends (beam, beam), but it is also a hotbed of activity around advancing people with disabilities. My long-time friend Professor Mari Ostendorf (who was a grad student with me at Stanford) was running a summer research program for engineering students with disabilities.

Universal Mobile Phone Charger

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Mobile phone companies including Apple, LG, Motorola, Nokia, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson (which together account for over 80% of the mobile phone market worldwide ) have struck a deal with the European Union to introduce the one-size-fits-all or universal mobile phone charger by January 2010. Whenever I've gone to tech conferences, it's always the engineers in the crowd who stand up and ask why on earth we can't all agree to standardize the plugs and inputs on electronic devices.

Should Universities Fear Millennial Alumni?

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For schools, alumni departments and university foundations, this research is nothing short of eye opening. As universities work fervently to secure alumni donors and preserve their existing alumni base, they are doing so during a time of obvious and turbulent change in the world of higher ed.

Should Universities Fear Millennial Alumni?

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For schools, alumni departments and university foundations, this research is nothing short of eye opening. As universities work fervently to secure alumni donors and preserve their existing alumni base, they are doing so during a time of obvious and turbulent change in the world of higher ed.

How Salem State University Launched Its First Ever Giving Day

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Salem State University is located in historic Salem, Massachusetts. The university maintains a growing, vibrant community of families, students, educators, alumni, and staff, with a diverse culture steeped in pride. After all, our university logo is the Viking and we needn’t look too far for inspiration. We found that Purdue University had a great Giving Day model that we could leverage for ours.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Julie Vargo, The Ohio State University

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Today’s Q&A is with Julie Vargo, CIO of Advancement IT at The Ohio State University. She is responsible for the leadership, strategic direction and oversight of information technology and records for the university’s advancement office, and currently serves as the chair of the Blackbaud Higher Education Product Advisory Group. Q: What accomplishment are you most proud of as CIO of The Ohio State University Foundation?

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How to Get into a UK University as an International Student

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The post How to Get into a UK University as an International Student appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Great Britain is famous for its educational system, which has absorbed the wisdom of centuries-old traditions. If you plan to get higher education in this country, pay maximum attention and time to prepare for it. Here you can find a brief guide on how to do it correctly. Choose an Institution To get started, choose.

Q&A with sgLEADERS: Tim Snyder, Wake Forest University

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Today’s Q&A is with Tim Snyder, associate vice president, Alumni and Donor Services at Wake Forest University. In his role, Tim is responsible for the overall management of Alumni Services, the Wake Forest Fund, and Donor Services and Advancement Services at the university.

Colleges & Universities Are the New Competition for Associations in the Lifelong Learning Market

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Colleges & Universities Are the New Competition for Associations in the Lifelong Learning Market. Read more about Colleges & Universities Are the New Competition for Associations in the Lifelong Learning Market