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Hollins Among Top Ten Nationally in Alumnae Fundraising Support for Second Consecutive Year

For the second year in a row, Hollins has been named one of the ten "Top Institutions in Alumni Support Per Student" by the Council for Aid to Education, a national nonprofit organization focused on improving quality and access in higher education.

The rankings are reported in the August 26, 2011 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Hollins placed eighth among the country’s colleges and universities with $13,563 per student. Amherst College is ranked number one ($23,981), followed by Washington and Lee University ($23,352), California Institute of Technology ($17,824), Randolph College ($14,267), Yale University ($13,886), Princeton University ($13,728), Scripps College ($13,572) and Hollins.

Rounding out the top ten are Massachusetts Institute of Technology ($13,354) and Claremont McKenna College ($12,941).

The rankings are based on data collectedduring 2009-2010.

"We are delighted to see our alumnae once again recognized for their exceptional generosity," said Hollins President Nancy Gray. "Without a doubt, this accomplishment would not have been possible without their enthusiastic, ongoing support. It places Hollins in great company nationwide."