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UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
BOARD OF VISITORS EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
EXTERNAL AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
April 11, 1997
9:45-10:30 a.m., East Oval Room


I. REPORTS BY THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENT

A.-C. -- The Vice President will report that the cash flow figure for January, 1997 was $11,120,071, an increase of 89% over the same month in 1996 ($5,869,973). He will also assess cash flow progress.

The Vice President will also report on the progress of the Capital Campaign with figures through January 31, 1997. He will assess progress by gift size, unit effectiveness, and featured Campaign objectives.

D. REUNION PROGRAM -- Messrs. Syer and Cozart will report on plans for the 1997 Reunions Weekend, scheduled for June 6-8. Last year Reunions Weekend achieved a 15% participation rate for all classes with 1,533 alumni attending. It is the goal of the Reunion Committees to have 18% of each class return this spring. As of March 10, 2,027 alumni had indicated an interest in attending this years festivities.

E. UNIVERSITY-WIDE ANNUAL GIVING INITIATIVE -- Mr. Hasseltine will report on how setting a University-wide goal for annual giving will help the University begin building an identity for annual giving that encompasses the many schools and units who seek financial support for current operations.

F. FACULTY AND STAFF CAMPAIGN -- Mr. Ern and Ms. Barr will report that the primary goal of the campaign is high participation, which will send a strong message of internal support to alumni and friends outside the University. Volunteer groups have been created in each area of the University. In order to address a long-standing, unmet need, a University-wide giving opportunity has been established, the Faculty and Staff Undergraduate Scholarship. The income from this endowed scholarship will provide tuition assistance to children of staff and faculty members who demonstrate need and enroll at UVa.

 

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