Posts Tagged ‘philanthropy’

Alumni giving is on the rise, but it must grow faster, farther

Posted: September 14, 2016 at 7:47 am, Last Updated: September 14, 2016 at 7:48 am

With Janet Bingham, President, George Mason University Foundation Alumni giving is on the rise at George Mason University. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of alumni donors increased by 8.65 percent and the dollars gifted increased by 72 percent. In the past few years, we’ve seen our first million-dollar gift from an alumnus and an increase in major […]

Philanthropy and academic integrity

Posted: September 5, 2014 at 8:00 am, Last Updated: September 6, 2014 at 10:16 am

Every once in a while I receive questions about gifts the university has received, about the intentions and motivations of our donors, their ideology, their backgrounds, and even their citizenship. Our donors, just like our faculty, students and staff, come from all over the world; they have different backgrounds and experiences, different faiths and ideologies, […]