Carleton College has placed fourth on the U.S. News & World Report’s list of 10 colleges with the highest percentage of alumni donors — with more than half giving to the college — suggesting that graduates there are very happy with the college experience they received.
U.S. News reports, though, that alumni giving is generally down around the country.
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.