The Relationship Between Legacy Admission and Giving

Over the years, we have called many times for an end to the practice of legacy admission, the practice of offering preferential treatment in admissions to the children and grandchildren of a school’s alumni base. But in that same breath, we have also asserted that offering preferential treatment to the … 

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How to Inspire Ivy League Alumni Giving

We recently wrote about how highly selective colleges, like the Ivy League colleges, value their loyal alumni donors. They value their alumni who give back — even in not such big amounts — each and every year. At Dartmouth College, alumni who give back each and every year since their … 

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College Alumni Giving Rate

Which university regularly tops the alumni giving rate rankings? Our regular readers may know this answer because we’ve mentioned it a time or eight or ten on the pages of our college admissions blog. As reported by “US News & World Report,” it’s Princeton University. And this year is no … 

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