Spelman College Student Government Association president Jill Cartwright attends a class on April 9 Melissa Golden for Time. Featured Image
ATLANTA Historically black colleges and universities are seeing an upsurge in support and donations.
Last fiscal year, Spelman College in Atlanta raised a record $48 million in donations, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported . That’s more than triple the prior year’s total of $14.5 million.
Spelman recently announced that it received its largest single gift from living donors, trustee Ronda Stryker and her husband, William Johnston: $30 million
Other schools, such as Morehouse College, have seen similar upticks in giving.