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UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA

BOARD OF VISITORS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE


April 14, 2000

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon

East Oval Room, The Rotunda

I. CONSENT ITEM
UNIVERSITY-RELATED FOUNDATIONS -- SPINNER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. -- Approves the entry by the University of Virginia Patent Foundation into a new business venture, through its ownership of a for-profit corporation, Spinner Technologies, Inc.
II. REPORTS BY THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT
A. VICE PRESIDENT'S REMARKS -- Mr. Sweeney will review a range of fundraising initiatives and report on overall fundraising and program progress.

1. REUNIONS -- The 2000 Reunions Weekend will be held June 2-4. It is projected that attendance and reunion giving will surpass last year's totals. Highlights of the reunion program will be described.

2. PUBLIC RELATIONS PROGRESS -- The Vice President for Development will discuss improvements in public relations already being planned and implemented as part of the public affairs study.

PHILANTHROPIC CASH FLOW -- The Vice President will assess cash flow progress, citing comparisons with previous fiscal years.

CAMPAIGN PROGRESS -- Campaign totals through February 2000, and commentary on efforts to raise $1 billion in outright gifts and pledges.

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