November 6, 2009, The Cornell Daily Sun — It seems logical for people to donate less when their wallets are tight. Phillip Lyons, a high school economics teacher in Palo Alto, Calif., has been donating $100 to his alma master, UCLA, every year since graduation. However, things became different after the recession hit.
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PALO ALTO, Calif., September 10, 2009 — Today, Ning, (www.ning.com), the social platform for interests and passions online, launched Ning Apps, bringing more than 90 new, rich features to the 1.5 million Ning Networks and 33 million registered users currently on the Ning Platform.
Colleges and universities led by Stanford, Harvard and Columbia raised a record $31.6 billion in fiscal year 2008, but their fund-raising outlook has darkened amid the economic crisis.