Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 08/21/2012 - 7:27pm
At age 90, William Blair Jr., a former Negro League pitcher, Dallas-area civil rights leader and longtime newspaperman, came to the realization that much of the history he had lived through had already been forgotten by younger generations.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 7:31pm
A dentist and his wife who met during freshman orientation at Marquette University in 1975 have pledged $1 million to their alma mater's campaign to build a 40,000-square-foot expansion of the Marquette School of Dentistry.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Wed, 08/08/2012 - 11:59pm
A group of University of Virginia alumni are calling on the school's board to explain candidly its attempted ouster of President Teresa Sullivan, saying a failure to do so will hurt the university's reputation and its fundraising efforts.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 08/05/2012 - 8:42pm
Donors to the University of Virginia signaled with their checkbooks what they thought of the temporary ouster of its popular president, with donations dropping in half after her forced resignation and then doubling upon her return, figures obtained by The Associated Press show.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 07/29/2012 - 10:34pm
One major Penn State donor says he might write the university out of his will, while others say neither the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal nor recent unpopular actions by the university's leadership are making them rethink their financial support for the school.