Fund Raising

Presidents of Small Colleges Bank on Fund Raising to Survive

Chris Jackson for The Chronicle

President G.T. (Buck) Smith of Davis & Elkins College talks with Joyce Allen, a donor and former trustee. She gave the money for new carpeting in this building, which houses admissions, development, and the president's office.
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This past fall, not long after learning that this year’s budget would be lower than last year’s by about 10 percent, or $1.5 million, Davis & Elkins College got a welcome surprise from its president, G.T. Smith, known to everyone here as...

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