JBU honored for its educational fundraising efforts

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SILOAM SPRINGS – The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) selected John Brown University as a winner of two CASE’s 2012 Educational Fundraising Awards.

JBU was one of six universities to receive the “Overall Performance” honor and one of 10  to get the “Sustained Excellence” honor. There were 1,011 institutions evaluated for the honors.

“I am very grateful for the generosity from the many alumni, parents, foundations and corporations in supporting the advancement of JBU,” said Dr. Jim Krall, vice president for university advancement. “We are honored by these awards and by the support for the students of JBU and Christian higher education.”

The private college has been honored in both categories at least three of the past five years, according to the release.

CASE is one of the largest international associations of education institutions, serving more than 3,400 universities, colleges, schools and related organizations in 68 countries. This year, CASE received more than 2,500 entries for consideration in 41 categories by 614 member higher education institutions, independent schools and nonprofits from around the world.