BIBLIOGRAPHY: A Guide to Development Research Resources

As the size and complexity of development offices have grown, the demands for more efficiency and effectiveness in constituent analysis and prospect identification are increasing. Resources designed for prospect development have changed dramatically in the last year. Creative and strategic thinking supported by the best technology available have re-invented prospect development as we have known […]

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A Disconnect with the Board

The May 11, 2007 edition of the Chronicle of Higher Education features a special report on the results of a survey of college and university trustees. This includes two articles written by Jeffrey Selingo that highlight the importance of the recruitment and orientation process for boards. These articles are an opportunity to open another round […]

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Year-End Thoughts

By this time of the year, the last of the year-end annual fund appeals have been dropped in the mail, and you are busy focusing on donor retention by calling on your traditional year-end major gift donors. You are also most likely looking ahead to the next year and crafting an operational plan and strategy […]

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Initial Public Offerings

Ernst and Young’s 2006 Global IPO Survey points to the following: Following the turning point in 2004, IPO activity gained momentum for a second successive year in 2005. Overall, the total capital raised in IPOs saw healthy growth while deal numbers remained steady. Due to the cyclical nature of the IPO markets, it is difficult […]

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