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LTHoo

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They care but the real question is where they should invest


their resources? For every minute spent with a donor that gives $1 per year, they could spend that time with a donor who gives $1000's per year. Here is another example. Do you think Verizon or AT&T care about your cell phone service? They do care but what kind of support do they provide to you? 800 number to an offshore call center? Both companies have account teams consisting of many individuals who are dedicated to a single customer. Why? Because they spend million$ every year with their carrier. It is the business model that most organizations adopt and for better or worse, it is here to stay.

I agree that the VAF could do better in almost every respect but I am guessing there is very little accountability in a university environment and little real oversight. JMO


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Posted: 10/08/2021 at 1:00PM



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  One reason is treatment of non alumni -- BillNCary 10/08/2021 09:51AM
  Ditto -- HIGHCAVS 10/08/2021 2:31PM
  I can give one example, though it may be anecdotal -- AmericanHero247 10/08/2021 10:51AM
  The key words in your response are -- LTHoo 10/08/2021 12:14PM
  Just clarifying … -- AMP HOO 10/08/2021 4:31PM
  Nonsense. ** -- Kris  10/08/2021 3:19PM
  We agree to disagree on first two parts ** -- Mg234 10/08/2021 3:25PM
  This is true -- HooSince94 10/08/2021 10:37AM
  Go Hoos! Go Eagles! ** -- Kris  10/08/2021 1:16PM
  Bingo ** -- Mg234 10/08/2021 1:50PM
  They absolutely do. ** -- Kent Hoo Fan 10/08/2021 10:29AM
  Rant responses -- CSL66 10/07/2021 10:44PM
  I wonder how the NIL will affect donations? -- Yosemite Sam 10/08/2021 12:42AM
  That's a good idea. ** -- Yosemite Sam 10/08/2021 09:03AM
  AsI recall we did something like that. -- Birddog 10/07/2021 9:19PM
  At the time it seemed odd. -- Birddog 10/08/2021 1:33PM
  It was after his first year. ** -- Birddog 10/08/2021 12:14PM
  Didn't we do something similar a few -- Birddog 10/07/2021 8:52PM
  The loss of the socials has been a killer ** -- Kent Hoo Fan 10/07/2021 4:31PM
  VT claims membership has increased 10% over -- LTHoo 10/07/2021 5:46PM
  IMO, that doesnt account for the huge drop in -- LTHoo 10/07/2021 5:12PM
  I would also think some VT donors dropped out -- Zhoo 10/07/2021 4:50PM
  You are right ** -- Mg234 10/07/2021 5:27PM
  That's a very good point. ** -- Yosemite Sam 10/07/2021 5:19PM
  Can you elaborate? Now vs. then? ** -- Ronald Mexico 10/07/2021 4:08PM

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