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Posh Alumni Centers Are Becoming The University 'Facility Du Jour'

To increase alumni participation (and giving) universities are investing in upscale, large-scale centers to prime the donation pump.
February 11, 2004, 12pm PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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More campuses are providing state of the art homes for expandng alumni programming in response to shrinking state support and edowments. New center construction of up to 43 thousand square feet is not uncommon. "The alumni center is now the facility du jour across campuses nationwide. Many schools are jumping on the trend, while alumni, excited about their new campus "homes," are busy writing checks and planning visits to their alma maters."

Thanks to Bob Karrow

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Published on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 in University Business
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