McGill, Phyllis and Lye, Ashley and Rundle-Thiele, Sharyn (2007) Exploring the barriers to bequests in wills to Australian universities. In: ANZMAC 2007: 3Rs Reputation, Responsibility and Relevance, 3-5 Dec 2007, Dunedin, New Zealand.
Decreased government funding has placed increasing financial pressure on Australian universities. Currently Australian universities receive 6.6% of all donations (Australian Council of Social Service, 2005) while universities in the United States attract 14% (Department for Education and Skills, 2004). These figures suggest there is considerable room for improvement for Australian universities.
This study used a multiple case study method, involving more than one University, to explore motivations for bequests in Australia. Respondents indicated that tertiary education was viewed as a means to an end, with stronger bonds formed with relevant professional associations rather than the university. Respondents perceived that tertiary institutions failed to engage with and communicate to them.
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|Item Status:||Live Archive|
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|Depositing User:||Assoc Prof Sharyn Rundle-Thiele|
|Faculty / Department / School:||Historic - Faculty of Business - School of Management and Marketing|
|Date Deposited:||10 Dec 2007 02:48|
|Last Modified:||03 Sep 2015 05:00|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||bequests; universities; not for profit; multiple case study method|
|Fields of Research (FoR):||16 Studies in Human Society > 1608 Sociology > 160807 Sociological Methodology and Research Methods
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1505 Marketing > 150501 Consumer-Oriented Productor Service Development
15 Commerce, Management, Tourism and Services > 1505 Marketing > 150599 Marketing not elsewhere classified
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO):||C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9304 School/Institution > 930402 School/Institution Community and Environment|
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