Advancement News

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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All Ways Forward Stories

April 20th, 2016

Thanks to the great leads provided by our campus partners, we are proud to share that nearly 50 new stories have been posted to the All Ways Forward website.

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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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Alumni Park

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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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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Events and Registration Guidelines

July 20th, 2015

Merger has brought into sharper focus organizational priorities. Further, with nearly one year of operating with new project submission and workflow processes, there is additional information and greater clarity about work volume and capacity of internal systems. The result is a revised approach to determining what type of engagement activities are in scope for WFAA […]

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