Yale concludes largest fundraising campaign in history: $3.881 billion


At a time when states are struggling to get out of the red, unemployment remains stubbornly high, and money is scarce, Yale University just concluded its largest fundraising campaign ever on June 30 with $3.881 billion raised over seven years, reports the Hartford Courant. Thomas Conroy, Yale spokesman, said it is particularly remarkable that the campaign exceeded its goal–$3.5 billion–during a time that “coincided with a difficult economic downturn.”

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