http://chronicle.com/img/subscribe-footer.pngBy Cory Weinberg. The number of alumni donors and the amount of money colleges collected from them stayed relatively flat in 2012, according to survey results released on Monday, bringing fund raising down to earth after a pair of postrecession bounce-back years.
Colleges counted 1.4 percent fewer donors in the 2012 fiscal year but pulled in about 2.3 percent more revenue from them. Institutions have seen donors drop off since before the recession, but the uptick in revenue represented a slowdown from the two previous years, which had seen 5.9-percent and 5.7-percent growth, respectively. Read more...