UMSSW is a professional school within the University of Maryland, Baltimore. Without an undergraduate population, sports teams, or even a mascot, engaging alumni and inspiring them to give requires creativity. A month-long giving campaign was born to replace the under-performing spring mailing.
Colleagues who withhold information. Offices communicating without coordination. Units not collaborating on major initiatives. These things happen at nearly every university in the world and the end result fails our students. There's no doubt: silos in higher education must fall. But how do we destroy something so pervasive?
Over the past 5 years, they have partnered with inspired benefactors at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus and tripled philanthropy during their tenure with a laser focus on the "why" of the work. Philanthropy has moved from $50M a year to over $150M with this new spirit-filled culture.
Chicago Booth Magazine is the official alumni magazine of the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. We endeavor to create a place of celebration and connection that is as vast and varied as the Booth alumni community itself. Throughout its history,