Alumni Relations Alumni Identity: The Story Behind Giving Has Little to Do With 1s and 0s Some say that predicting donor likelihood is the most important application of data science in higher education advancement. I think it’s only the beginning. In the first article of this… Read More
Development “That Escalated Quickly:” Digital Gift Officers in Demand Nearly two years ago, I wrote a piece about the rise of the digital gift officer. I was working at Cornell University’s office of alumni affairs and development and had… Read More
Annual Fund Raising the Profile Raises the Dollars: Dillard University Increases Alumni Participation by 500%   Dr. Walter Kimbrough (@HipHopPrez on Twitter, Medium, and Instagram) is possibly the most active college president on social media. As the head of Dillard University since 2012, Dr. Kimbrough… Read More
Alumni Relations Are You Missing Advancement’s Most Important Metric? I recently became a dad and have rediscovered the simple joy of counting with my son. Counting is easy. Counting is fun. Counting is satisfying. Counting is also elementary. It… Read More