Advancement in Action

Development Division: Forward Progress

April 21st, 2016

With the public launch this past October of the university’s most ambitious comprehensive campaign to date, All Ways Forward is well on its way to achieving its overall goal of $3 billion.

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Lunch and Learn: Maintaining Positive State Relations

April 20th, 2016

The next phase of the All Ways Forward comprehensive campaign is under way and looks to touch all four corners (or, more accurately, all 72 counties) of the state. Join your colleagues at the next WFAA Lunch and Learn for a discussion on this innovative, statewide outreach effort and the marketing initiatives behind it to engage with alumni and advocate for the UW.

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Spring (Campaign) Is in the Air

April 20th, 2016

Building on the success of 2015’s inaugural spring annual-giving efforts, this year we aim to increase alumni participation, increase the dollars raised, and satisfy the demand for more annual-giving campaigns that are specific to schools, colleges, and departments. It’s an ambitious endeavor, but it’s also one that has great potential to succeed by taking advantage […]

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Wisconsin in the Windy City

April 20th, 2016

On Thursday, April 14, hundreds of alumni dropped anchor (so to speak) at Chicago’s Navy Pier to celebrate the largest comprehensive campaign in university history.

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Park and Pride

April 20th, 2016

Currently under construction between Memorial Union and the Red Gym, Alumni Park will create a lakefront green space devoted to celebrating the Wisconsin Idea.

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Information Division: Introducing the WFAA Information Division

April 20th, 2016

The Information Division is a centralized functional area of WFAA that supports internal development and engagement staff and provides resources and information to the campus community. This includes technical systems and infrastructure, quality data about donors and alumni, and business processes to enable WFAA and campus to cultivate deeper relationships with more alumni to grow […]

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Update on ABE — honest!

April 20th, 2016

With this shared system and business processes, we can work together to engage donors and friends of the university and increase their philanthropy.

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