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Pam Russell
director of communications


For Release
June 21, 2012

CASE Announces 2012 Educational Fundraising Award Recipients

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has named 71 colleges and universities and 18 independent schools as recipients of its 2012 Educational Fundraising Award, which recognizes institutions for overall performance and improvement in educational fundraising programs.

The selection is based on data submitted to the Council for Aid to Education's annual Voluntary Support of Education survey. A CASE member institution is automatically eligible to receive an overall performance or overall improvement award provided it has participated in the VSE survey for the past three years. Institutions are evaluated within appropriate peer groups by volunteer judges.

In addition to recognition for overall performance and improvement, the following 10 educational institutions received 2012 Sustained Excellence in Educational Fundraising Awards:

  • Carleton College (Minn.)
  • Claremont McKenna College (Calif.)
  • John Brown University (Ark.)
  • Marist College (N.Y.)
  • University of California-Berkeley
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical
  • Villanova University (Pa.)
  • Williams College (Mass.)

Sustained Excellence Awards recognize institutions that have received CASE Educational Fundraising Awards in overall performance or overall improvement in three of the last five years. The institutions will be recognized at the 2012 Summit for Leaders in Advancement as part of an awards gallery and in a CASE awards booklet.

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