By Trevor Durham, University Development PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University supporters committed $21.6 million in private support in June — a record for that month — to bring WSU’s total fundraising activity to more than $122.6 million in gifts, grants, revocable commitments and other contributions during Fiscal Year 2017.
The percentage of WSU employees who give to the Combined Fund Drive is 8.99. That’s right in there with many of the state’s universities, but a couple contributors do stand out above the rest. Western Washington University had an annual giving rate in 2006 of 12.42 percent of employees and University of Washington led the […]
A bah-humbug attitude could cost you this holiday season — either out of pocket or under the tree. That’s the surprising conclusion from recent research in WSU’s College of Business and Economics.Turns out that those who love Christmas enjoy shopping more (no surprise there), but researchers were surprised to discover that while both Santas and […]
Giving to colleges and universities increased by 3.2 percent in the 2004 fiscal year, the first increase in contributions since 2001, according to a report released on Wednesday by the Council for Aid to Education. Higher-education institutions collectively raised $24.4-billion in 2004, says the annual report, “Voluntary Support of Education.” The total is up from […]
Over the course of their careers at WSU, faculty, staff and retirees give their best to the university in their offices, classrooms, laboratories and in venues as varied as committee meetings to music recitals. Many of them also give back to WSU through gifts of money to various programs. Julie Smitt, a 1977 WSU graduate […]