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.
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.