Posted: Friday, July 18th 2014 at 10:26am
University of Georgia announces record fundraising
By The Associated Press
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) University of Georgia officials are marking what they call the best fundraising year in the school's history.
The Athens Banner-Herald reports that donors set the fundraising record in new University of Georgia President Jere Morehead's first year in office.
University fundraisers received gifts and pledges for $126.4 million in the fiscal year that ended June 30. That's up 8 percent from the previous years.
Officials say the number of donors also increased. Large and small gifts came from nearly 57,000 contributors, up 4 percent over the previous year.
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