Alumni: Money and Protest

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College fund raisers have been groping for the right answer all year. While private campuses have never been so in need of alumni cash, alumni have never been so angry at protesters. By last week, enough checks had come in so that fund raisers finally knew which box to check. At most campuses, the donation trend is surprisingly upward. There are fewer gifts, but the sums are bigger than ever.

Most alumni seem to feel that alma mater's crisis is a time for loyalty, not desertion. Even long-indifferent alumni have...

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