In hard times, public colleges seek p...

In hard times, public colleges seek private donations

There are 1 comment on the Sacramento Bee Newspaper story from Jan 16, 2011, titled In hard times, public colleges seek private donations. In it, Sacramento Bee Newspaper reports that:

As state legislatures cut back support for higher education, public colleges and universities across the country are turning to their alumni, hat in hand, as never before – hiring consultants, hunting down graduates and mobilizing student phone banks to raise private money in amounts they once thought impossible.

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Since: Jan 11

Lahaina, HI

#1 Jan 17, 2011
Examples of frugility intensify private fund-raising University of California Berkeley. Amid cuts in funding UC Berkeley Chancellor continues carefree spending. When UC Berkeley announced its elimination of student sports including baseball, men’s, women’s gymnastics, women’s lacrosse teams and its defunding of the national-champion men’s rugby team, the chancellor sighed,“Sorry, but this was necessary!”
But was it? Yes, the university is in dire financial straits. Yet $3 million was somehow found by Chancellor Robert J Birgeneau to pay the Bain consulting firm to uncover waste, inefficiencies in UC Berkeley (Cal), despite the fact that a prominent East Coast university was accomplishing the same thing without expensive $ 3,000,000 consultants

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