Kate Burke knew she had a great group of student workers for this year’s annual fund phonathon. But the manager for the phonathon and the University’s legacy fund had no idea the students were this good. Faced with the charge of reaching a highly ambitious goal of $625,000—a whopping $100,000 more than last year’s record-setting mark—the group not only hit its goal, it did so three months ahead of schedule.
But they didn’t kick back for the remaining three months. They kept dialing. And when the students finally hung up their phones right before finals week, they tallied a total of $719,326.
Now, about next year …